A man is dead after an incident Friday afternoon at the Law & Justice Center in Bozeman.
According to a news release from the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office, at about 3:45 pm, a man "known to law enforcement" drove his vehicle to the front steps of the building Bozeman and died by suicide after shooting himself. The incident was witnessed by civilian employees at the Law & Justice Center.
The backseat of the vehicle contained an unusual package. Out of an abundance of caution, the bomb squad from Lewis & Clark County was called in to investigate.
The unusual package was not a bomb and the vehicle was cleared. Interim Sheriff Dan Springer stated that the vehicle was removed from the steps of the building.
The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office will continue to investigate the incident.
The name of the man will not be released until the family is notified.