From the Sanders County Sheriff's Office Facebook page:

On Saturday, just before 10:00 p.m. the Sanders Co. Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a call stating that two individuals had been shot at a residence outside of Trout Creek.

Deputies were dispatched to the scene and verified that two people had been shot, one adult female was deceased. One adult male with a gunshot wound was transported to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula.

Upon arrival Deputies determined that the suspect had fled the scene. With the  assistance of Two Bear Air the suspect was later located a short distance from the residence, deceased from a self inflicted gun shot wound.

Investigation into this incident is on going at this time.

Names of the victims and the suspect are being with held pending notification of the next of kin.

Tom Rummel

Sanders County Sheriff

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