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Armed suspect remains barricaded at Livingston trailer court as area schools cancel classes

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Posted at 5:03 PM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-03 13:24:57-05

UPDATE, 9:45 p.m. — Several Livingston schools have canceled classes on Wednesday due to an armed, barricaded suspect at the View Vista trailer court in Livingston.

According to a Livingston School District update, there will be no school at Eastside Elementary, Sleeping Giant Middle School and Park High School on Wednesday, including online schooling.

Washington Elementary and Winans Elementary will remain open on Wednesday, and buses will run as usual, according to the school district's update.

Park County Sheriff Brad Bichler spoke to MTN News and said the suspect shot at deputies over the course of the standoff.

"He is armed, he did shoot at our deputies and struck our armored personnel carrier. So we are dealing with that type of subject now, so it’s a relatively violent situation now," Sheriff Bichler said.

No injuries have been reported due to the incident, and no further information is available at this time.

UPDATE, 7:30 p.m. — The Park County Sheriff says law enforcement is dealing with an "armed, barricaded suspect" at Livingston's View Vista trailer court.

The situation is reportedly contained, but the public should continue to avoid the area. We will continue to report new details as we get them.

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The Park County Sheriff's Office says it is at the scene of a "very tense" situation at the View Vista trailer court in Livingston.

The Sheriff's Office asks the public to avoid the area at this time.

Witnesses at the scene say there has been a law enforcement presence since around 3 p.m.

The City of Livingston said multiple law enforcement agencies have responded and to avoid the area around E. Geyser and B through D streets.

No further information is currently available. We will update you as we get more information.

Developing story. Check back for updates.