Lincoln County residents told to lock doors during search for armed and suicidal man

Posted at 11:27 AM, May 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-02 13:27:46-04

LIBBY – Lincoln County authorities are advising residents to stay inside and lock their doors as they search for a man who is said to be armed and suicidal.

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.

In a Facebook post, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said: "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.