A manhunt is underway for David Burgert, the former leader of the anti-government "Project 7" militia.
David Burgert allegedly fled from authorities who were approaching his car to do a welfare check, after it had been sitting in the parking lot at the Fort Fizzle picnic area along the highway in Missoula County [Montana] for several hours. As of Monday morning, he had not been found.Another conservative "activist" resorting to the "bullet box" I guess.
After a chase, police say Burgert pulled over to the side of the road and fired at the authorities. No one was hit. He then ran away on foot into the woods.
Missoula County Sheriff Carl Ibsen told KPAX.com that "it, for all the world, seems like he was prepared and perhaps trying to draw the officers in to a, lets call it an ambush situation, where he would have a distinct advantage on them."
Read more at TPM Muckraker.