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Argument over truck repairs led to Ronan shooting

By The Associated Press
Published On: Jun 19 2014 01:33:33 PM MDT
Updated On: Jun 19 2014 03:35:37 PM MDT
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RONAN, Mont. -

Prosecutors in northwest Montana say an argument over truck repairs led a Ronan-area man to shoot his brother to death.

Harry Lozeau appeared before District Judge Kim Christopher in Polson on Thursday to be arraigned on a charge of deliberate homicide in the shooting death of 51-year-old Terry Lozeau.

However, the hearing was delayed until next Wednesday because Christopher had prosecuted Lozeau in the 1990s when she was the Lake County attorney.

Court records say Edward Stasso told investigators that he, his girlfriend and Terry had gone to Harry's house on Saturday to retrieve Terry's pickup truck. Harry was supposed to be working on it, but Stasso says Terry didn't think he was doing the work.

Stasso told investigators that Harry shot Terry in the head with a rifle after the two argued.