Posted: Aug 6, 2013 10:06 AM by Beth Saboe
Updated: Aug 6, 2013 11:06 AM
BUTTE - Law enforcement in Butte Silver Bow county are on the hunt for two men in connection with a homicide late Monday night.
Authorites are on the lookout for Vernon Earl Maddock, 36, and Jeffery Bruce Lackman, 24.
In a press release issued Tuesday morning, Butte police said both men should be considered armed and potentially dangerous. Officials did not name them as suspects but say they are "persons of interest."
Law enforcement say a 46-year-old male was shot in the head at approximately 11:20 p.m. in the 1300 block of Casey Street on Monday.
The victim has not been identified. He was taken to St. James Healthcare for treatment and passed away a short time after arriving at the hospital.
The man's body is at Montana State Crime Lab in Missoula awaiting an autopsy.
Lackman and Maddock may be traveling in a 2 door red 1994 Acura Legend with Montana License plates 1-14654A.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of either man or any information about this incident can contact the Butte-Silver Bow Law Enforcement Department at 497-1120 or any of the following officers:
Captain Jerome McCarthy 497-1124
Det. Sgt. Butch Harrington 497-1170
Det. Sgt. George Holland 497-1167
You can remain anonymous by call Crimestoppers at 782-7336