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Forum Communications, Published August 08 2012

$1 million bond for man accused in man camp homicide

WILLISTON, N.D. – A judge set bond today at $1 million cash or bond for Victor Scott Lamont, the man charged with murder and attempted murder in connection with a shooting at a Tioga, N.D., crew camp.

Lamont, 24, Lufkin, Texas, is accused in Williams County District Court of fatally shooting Gerald Schild of Katy, Texas, during a Saturday night incident at the Wanzek camp near Tioga.

He also is charged with shooting and injuring Travis Lomax of Fort Smith, Ark., and two counts of terrorizing for threatening two other men with a gun. All five men involved were working on pipeline construction.