(West Yellowstone, Mont) On August 8, at 4:27 pm, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office received a report of people being shot at in the Whiskey Bay area north of West Yellowstone. The victims reported the suspect pointed a handgun at them, then shot multiple rounds into the ground. There are eight agencies with over 40 personnel on scene looking for a white male, late 30’s or early 40’s, last seen driving a silver Toyota pickup with Texas plates and a silver topper. If you see a vehicle matching this description, call 911 immediately and DO NOT attempt to make contact. This person is considered armed and dangerous. We do not have the suspect identified at this time but will update everyone as we confirm information.
Sheriff Brian Gootkin