News

Actions

Armed and suicidal man triggers “Code Red” alert in Lincoln County

Posted at 2:07 PM, May 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-05 15:10:21-04

A “Code Red Alert” has been issued by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for an area between McGinnis Meadows at the Flathead County line.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post: “We have a serious situation with an armed, suicidal male in the Happy’s Inn Area.”

Authorities are asking residents not to call dispatch for updates on the situation and to keep traffic at a minimum and to stay away from the area.

Here is the full text of the message that was posted at 10:29 a.m.

***CODE RED ALERT FOR MCGINNIS MEADOWS TO THE FLATHEAD/LINCOLN COUNTY LINE***

Please stay in your homes and lock your doors. We have a serious situation with an armed, suicidal male in the Happy’s Inn Area.

DO NOT CALL DISPATCH FOR UPDATES. CODE RED CALL HAS WENT OUT FOR THE ABOVE AREA.

***KEEP VEHICLE TRAFFIC AT A MINIMUM..PLEASE STAY AWAY FROM THE AREA***