Final Forest Park Incident Update

For immediate release: April 29, 2021

The situation in Forest Park mobile home park has been resolved.

The incident began this morning when a male subject barricaded himself in a residence with a female hostage. The female was released without incident at approximately 2:50 PM.

The subject remained barricaded in the residence. Law enforcement continued contact with the subject throughout the day. At approximately 7:30 PM, the subject suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was immediately treated on the scene then transported to Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital for further treatment.

The investigation is continuing. Residents were allowed to safely return home this evening. We thank area residents for their patience throughout this long incident. We appreciate your cooperation.

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office would also like to thank the following agencies and community partners for assisting on this incident:

  • Bozeman Police Department
  • Montana Highway Patrol
  • Central Valley Fire Department
  • Lewis & Clark County Sheriff’s Office
  • Helena Police Department
  • Billings and Yellowstone County tactical teams
  • FBI
  • Bozeman Help Center 211
  • Salvation Army
  • Red Cross