One dead in Agency shooting

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A fatal shooting near Dixon last week is still under investigaiton.

William Conco Camel died as a result of the shooting, which occurred in Agency.

According to the Sanders County Sheriff’s Office, the Sanders County Dispatch Center received a call at 11:16 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, reporting that a person had been shot.

Upon arrival, law enforcement found Camel, who was deceased, Sanders County Sheriff Tom Rummel confirmed in a press release.

Three individuals have been identified as “people of interest.”

SCSO also says that there appears to be no threat to the public at this time.

More information will be shared as details become available, Hummel added.

Assisting in the call were Lake County deputies and Flathead Tribal officers.

This incident marks the third shooting in Sanders County this year.

Officials are still investigating the death of Thompson Falls resident Matt Lafriniere, 51, who was found dead after a 911 call to the county dispatch center on May 3.

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