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Lincoln County shooting suspect captured

May 22, 2022

After an all-night manhunt, a Flathead County, Montana, man suspected in a homicide near the mouth of Lake Koocanusa was arrested near his home at about 10 a.m. MDT today. Garry Douglas Seaman, 63, is in custody on a warrant for murder. At about 2:47 p.m. Saturday, Lincoln County Sheriff's dispatch received report of a shooting in the Alexander Creek campground north of Libby.

Deputies and Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance were dispatched to the scene, where they found a man dead of gunshot wounds and a woman shot multiple times but still alive. She was flown to a regional hospital. Witnesses identified Seaman as the suspect and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Investigation continues.

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