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    Rock Springs Police shoot and injure man who was swinging a hatchet

    Rock Springs Police officers responded to a gas station last Wednesday afternoon after they received calls about a man who was swinging a hatchet and smashing car windows with it.

    A 26-year-old man was still holding the hatchet when police arrived and failed to obey officers commands. According to the Rocket Miner, he was shot once with a handgun and shot with beanbag ammunition.

    His name and condition are yet to be released. The officers involved have been put on administrative leave, no officers were injured.

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    The Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation has taken over the case.

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