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Missoula PD searching for fugitive believed to be armed and dangerous

Patrick James Cork
Patrick James Cork
Posted at 11:27 AM, Sep 13, 2022

UPDATE: 8:44 a.m. - Sept. 14, 2022

RONAN - Lake County Sheriff Don Bell says Patrick Cork -- who was considered armed and dangerous — shot and killed himself at approximately 11:55 p.m. on Tuesday in Ronan. (full update here).

ORIGINAL REPORT - Sept. 13, 2022

MISSOULA - Police in Missoula are searching for a fugitive who is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Missoula Police Department spokeswoman Lydia Arnold says law enforcement is looking for Patrick James Cork.

Cork has a $50,000 warrant for his arrest and is actively attempting to elude law enforcement, according to a news release.

Patrick James Cork
Patrick James Cork

Cork is a white male who is 6'4' tall and weighs 210 pounds with a muscular build. He has brown hair and black eyes.

MPD believes Cork is in possession of a handgun.

Anyone who sees Cork should not approach him and instead, call 9-1-1.