Vehicle pursuit ends safely near Cheyenne after shots were fired

On July 5th, 2020, the Wyoming Highway Patrol attempted to stop a vehicle on Interstate 25 near Cheyenne, Wyoming.  The vehicle failed to stop, and a pursuit ensued.  During the pursuit, the suspect vehicle traveled on the wrong side of the interstate to attempt to elude troopers.  The pursuit came to a stop after a trooper successfully deflated the suspect’s tires by using stop sticks around milepost 17 on Interstate 25.

During the pursuit, there was a firearm displayed to the trooper, and shots were fired.  The driver and passenger were not injured and taken into custody without further incident.

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No law enforcement officers were injured during this event, and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation has taken the lead over the case.

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