Shooting Suspect in Custody; One injured flown out for specialized medical care

UPDATED Thursday morning, Feb. 18th

A 23-year-old male suspect is in custody in Lander following a shooting at a Jefferson Street Apartment on Wednesday afternoon. According to the Lander Police Department, the victim has only been identified as a 31-year-old male who was given emergency treatment at the Lander Hospital before being flown from the county for specialized treatment. His condition is unknown at this time.

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The LPD said the case is under investigation with potential charges being reviewed by the Fremont County and Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

A shots fired call was received by the dispatch center at 3:27 p.m. from the 100 block of Jefferson Street. A portion of that block was sealed off by police during their initial investigation. No other details were released.

The original release from the LPD: