UPDATE: The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is reporting that the unusual package was not a bomb and the vehicle has been cleared.  Interim Sheriff Dan Springer stated that the vehicle is being removed from the steps of the Law and Justice Center and the building is returning to normal business operations.

Friday afternoon at approximately 3:45, the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is reporting that a man known to law enforcement drove his vehicle to the front steps of the Law & Justice Center in Bozeman and then took his own life with a firearm.

According to a news release, the event was witnessed by civilian employees at the Law and Justice Center.

An unusual package was also observed in the backseat of the man's vehicle. Out of an abundance of caution, the Lewis & Clark bomb squad was contacted and is working this evening to safely clear the vehicle. The Law and Justice Center will remain closed until further notice.

The name of the individual will not be released until the family is notified.

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