Lander Police Department releases information about shots fired earlier today

The Lander Police Department has released the following information:

On May 1, 2020 at approximately 4:42 p.m. Lander Police Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Washington Street for a report of a disturbance. Before officers arrived on scene, the call was changed to a shots fired call. When officers arrived on scene, they located an adult male subject with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a medical facility for further treatment.  

A short time later, additional Lander Police Officers located another adult male at a separate residence in Lander and took him into custody. At this time, there is no further threat to the community. The 300 block of Washington remains closed at this time. 

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The Lander Police Department was assisted by the Fremont County Sheriff’s Department and Wyoming Highway Patrol. This case remains under investigation and there is no further comment at this time. 

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