On May 26th 2018 in the late evening hours an Albany County Deputy and a Trooper from the Wyoming Highway patrol were involved in an officer involved shooting while on duty. The incident took place on Forest service road 700 near vedauwoo, in Albany County. The Deputy and Trooper were not injured, however the suspect sustained several injuries and was transported to Colorado for medical treatment.
The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), was requested to investigate the incident. As per policy the Deputy is currently on paid administrative leave pending the investigation.
The names of the Deputy, Trooper and suspect will not be released at this time. Further information will be released when DCI completes their investigation.