Court filings show Libby shooting victim asked for order of protection weeks prior to incident

A woman injured in a domestic violence shooting last month near Libby was denied an order of protection by a Flathead judge just weeks before the incident, according to court documents.

Garry Seaman, 63, is charged with three felonies in connection to the May 21 incident, which also left one man dead.

He pleaded not guilty to one count each of deliberate homicide, attempted deliberate homicide and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence at an arraignment hearing on June 6 in Lincoln County District Court.

According to court documents, Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a shooting on May 21 at the Alexander Creek Campground just north of Libby. They found a man dead of a gunshot wound to the torso along with a woman, a Kalispell resident, who had sustained multiple gunshot injuries.

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Court documents state the woman and Seaman shared a long-term relationship prior to the incident. They had recently separated and the woman expressed her concern to law enforcement in Flathead County about Seaman threatening her safety. 

Detectives learned she suspected Seaman was having her surveilled and tracked.

Court documents show on April 25, the woman filed a request

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