Wyoming Trooper Injured, Suspect Dead After Exchanging Gunfire
The trooper has been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.
A shootout in Lander Friday afternoon left a suspect dead and a trooper injured, according to the Wyoming Highway Patrol.
The incident occurred around 3:30 p.m. on Sinks Canyon Road.
Lt. Kyle McKay says a trooper conducted a traffic stop and moments into the stop the trooper and suspect exchanged gunfire.
"The details of the investigation are still emerging," McKay said in a news release.
As is the case in all officer-involved shootings, the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating the incident.