At approximately 0058 hours on January 25, 2017, the Helena Police received a 911 Call from Motel 6, 800 North Oregon in Helena. The caller reported hearing a gunshot just before he saw a man walking outside the Motel with what appeared to be blood on his hands.
Arriving Officers found an adult male, 31 years of age, in the parking lot who appeared to have been shot. Efforts to save his life failed. The case is being investigated as a homicide.
Detectives believe Brandon LeClair, 41, was likely involved in the incident. LeClair left the area prior to the police arriving. He is a white male 5'7" tall, 155 pounds, with short brown hair, and brown eyes.
He was last seen wearing a black jacket. LeClair may be armed.
Deer Lodge County and West Yellowstone had issued warrants for LeClair's arrest prior tot he incident. If anyone knows the whereabouts of Brandon LeClair, they are encouraged to contact the police department immediately by calling 911 or 442-3233.
clothing he wore when he checked into the Motel, however, excluding the blue hat.