Today at about 3:00 P.M. Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to an address near Zoot Enterprise Lane and Zoot Way near Four Corners. A 20 year old Gallatin County Resident was threatening suicide and was armed with a hunting rifle. Deputies were concerned for the safety of the public and school children riding home on the bus. A several block area was isolated and the Emergency Management telephone notification system was used to advise people in the area. Negotiators from the Sheriff’s Office and Bozeman Police made contact with the man and at about 5:00 P.M. he was taken into protective custody without injury. He will be evaluated by mental health professionals.
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