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Montana manhunt target: 'Not going to be taken down'


MISSOULA — Federal and state agents searched a 30-square-mile swath of rugged forest in northwest Montana Monday for a former militia leader and survivalist who officials say fired on deputies and previously told police "he wasn't going to be taken down like last time."

David Burgert, 47, fired at Missoula County sheriff's deputies along a logging trail Sunday after leading them on a slow-speed chase near the town of Lolo on U.S. Highway 12. The deputies returned fire — no one was hurt — before Burgert grabbed gear from the Jeep and fled on foot into the woods, said Missoula County U...

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