Man Kills Self Outside Lake County Courthouse

95-year-old man died from self-inflicted gunshot wound

By Justin Franz

A 95-year-old Missoula man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound outside the Lake County Courthouse in Polson on Tuesday.

Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said in a press release that his deputies received a report of a man in a car with a gun at about 4 p.m. on Sept. 26.

When deputy’s responded from inside the courthouse, they found the man deceased. An investigation determined the gunshot wound was self-inflicted.

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