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"Person of interest" sought in Lewistown shooting death

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Posted at 2:14 PM, Mar 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-14 16:15:37-04

LEWISTOWN - Police in Lewistown are investigating the shooting death of a man and have named a "person of interest" in the case.

Central Montana Dispatch received a 911 call at about 5:35 a.m. on Saturday requesting medical assistance for a gunshot wound on the 100 block of Crystal Drive in Lewistown.

Officers found a deceased 52-year-old man at the scene. The name of the man has not yet been released.

Police say that foul play is suspected and are searching for a man they call a "person of interest." The man's name is Doug Foster, 47. He was seen leaving the area in a 1995 green Toyota Tacoma flatbed with Montana Plate 8-31182A.

Police say that Foster may be armed, and advise that if you see him or the pickup you should not approach him. Call 911 immediately.

No other details have been released at this point.

This is a developing story. Check for updates.