Suspect in custody following deadly shooting, name of victim released

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KGWN) UPDATED - 1:26pm Dec. 7th, 2018 -
Cheyenne Police Department confirmed that the victim is John-Paul Birgenheier, 41, of Cheyenne.

Dec. 6th 2018 - Cheyenne Police have a suspect in custody following Wednesday’s shooting on Belaire Avenue.

According to CPD, Charles Richmond, 78, of Cheyenne, was arrested by officers at the scene and is suspected of shooting the victim during an altercation between the two.

The deceased male was found dead at 3338 Belaire Avenue after police had been called to the location for a report of shots fired.

CPD officers and detectives interviewed multiple people who were in the residence at the time of the incident. However, anyone with additional information should contact Detective Baca at 307-633-6617 or