(Lander, WY) – The Wyoming Highway Patrol announced Saturday evening that the Trooper injured Friday afternoon has been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.
Gunfire was exchanged between the Trooper and a suspect during a traffic stop on Sinks Canyon Road just before 3:30 pm on June 25th. Details about the traffic stop have not been released at this time. The suspect sustained fatal injuries.
Names of those involved have not been released. The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation will conduct the investigation which is a standard operating procedure for all WHP officer-involved shootings.
County 10 will share information as it is released.