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Lander Police dispatched to shots fired yesterday-one in custody, one life lighted

Published: Feb. 19, 2021 at 12:53 AM CST
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LANDER, Wyo. (Press Release) -

On Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at approximately 3:25 p.m., Lander Police Officers were dispatched to the area of the 100 block of Jefferson Street for a shots fired call. Officers arrived on scene and located one shooting victim. The 31 year old male victim from Lander was life lighted to Salt Lake City for medical treatment. Sections of the 100 block of Jefferson Street were closed off. There is no threat to the public at this time, as the 23 year old male suspect from Lander was arrested, and is in custody. He has charges pending from the Fremont County Attorney’s Office. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Lander Police Department at 307-332-3401. Further information will be released at a later time.

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