Trooper injured, suspect deceased in traffic stop on Sinks Canyon Road Friday

    (Lander, WY) – A Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper and suspect were seriously injured during a traffic stop on Sinks Canyon Road around 3:26 pm today, June 25th.

    According to the WHP release, “the Trooper conducted a traffic stop and moments into the stop the Trooper and suspect exchanged gunfire. The Trooper was injured and the suspect is deceased.”

    The details of the investigation are still emerging.


    The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation will conduct the investigation as the standard operating procedure for all WHP officer-involved shootings. 


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