Local, state and federal law enforcement officers are still searching for an armed man who fired shots at officers trying to pull him over early Tuesday for suspicion of driving under the influence.
Park County Undersheriff Clay Herbst said someone reported a possible drunk driver on Interstate 90 east of Livingston. Shaunesy Cole pulled over, but then drove off.
The pursuit headed west and Cole eventually left the interstate and turned onto a dirt road between Livingston and Bozeman. Officers say he fired shots from the vehicle causing officers to back off.
A woman who was in the vehicle with Cole was apprehended several hours later, but Herbst said Cole ran into a wooded area with numerous houses and outbuildings.
Gallatin County officers are looking for the 36-year-old Cole. He is described as Caucasian, 5 feet, 11 inches tall and about 170 pounds with a red Mohawk haircut that was pressed down. He has numerous tattoos on his legs, arms and hands.
Officials did not say if anyone was injured during the shootout, what led to it or when exactly it occurred.
Department of Corrections records indicate Cole was convicted of assaulting a Park County officer in 2001. He also has convictions for a 2005 escape and a 2009 theft.
The incident prompted a lockdown in a residential area near Bozeman Pass early Wednesday.
The sheriff's office asked residents in the Quinn Creek area to contact 911 if they believe they have seen him.
"Everyone in the area is to remain inside their houses with their doors locked and do not open your doors," the release from the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office states. "Law enforcement is currently searching the area and will be moving around the houses. If someone who is not a law enforcement officer in uniform approaches your home, call 911."
Lewis and Clark County SWAT is also helping search for Cole.