24-year-old faces attempted murder in the second degree

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

(Lander, WY) – 24-year-old Darin Surrell is facing attempted murder in the second degree for a shooting that occurred on the 100 block of Jefferson in Lander on February 17th.

If convicted of this felony charge, he faces imprisonment for no less than 20 years.


Surrell surrendered unarmed to the Lander Police Department after allegedly shooting a male victim twice inside an apartment, according to court documents.

During his interview with law enforcement, he reportedly admitted to shooting the victim during an argument but had only intended to “pistol whip” him.

The victim was flown to a neighboring hospital for medical treatment; his condition is unknown at this time.

Surrell has a preliminary hearing in Lander’s Circuit Court on March 3rd.

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