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Barricaded man in Belgrade found dead inside residence

Posted at 10:50 AM, Sep 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-12 16:37:10-04

(UPDATE, 7:29 pm) Sheriff Springer says that just after 6 pm, the man was found dead inside the residence.

According to the Springer, the man died from a self-inflicted gunshot.

At this point, it appears that no other people were involved, and the incident has been resolved without injury to any officers or area residents.

The name of the man has yet been released.

(UPDATE, 1:35 pm) According to Gallatin County Sheriff Dan Springer, the suspect is a 35-year-old man, and he has not responded to any communication efforts.

The suspect has reportedly been shooting outside of the residence, with between 70 and 100 shots fired in the past couple of hours.

Sheriff Springer says the man does not appear to be aiming at anything in particular, and area residents have been evacuated.

(1st REPORT, 10:50 am) Law enforcement officers are at the scene of a situation involving a barricaded person where shots were fired on Red Barn Drive in the Landmark Subdivision in Belgrade.

According to a news release, a shelter-in-place order has been issued for people in the nearby area.

Neighbors affected have been notified and law enforcement is working on evacuating those residences.

Red Barn Drive is closed between Harvester Lane and Stockton Way.

"Please stay out of the area while this incident is ongoing. We appreciate the public’s patience as we work through this situation," the release states. "We will provide updates as soon as we can."

Agencies at the scene include the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Bozeman Police Department, Belgrade Police Department, Manhattan Police Department, Central Valley Fire District, Gallatin County 911, Gallatin County Sheriff Search & Rescue, and Montana Highway Patrol.

We will update you when we get more information.