WY Trooper injured, suspect dead after exchanging gunfire during traffic stop


LANDER, Wyo. — A Highway Patrol Trooper was injured following a traffic stop on Sinks Canyon Road in Lander, Wyoming early Friday afternoon.

The trooper initiated the traffic stop, but moments after, the trooper and the suspect exchanged gunfire. The suspect is deceased.

The investigation is ongoing, and details are still being released.

The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, following standard operating procedure for officer-involved shootings, will conduct the investigation.

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