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Rawlins Troopers Arrest Suspect for Attempted Murder

In Rawlins on Sunday afternoon around 12:41 p.m., Wyoming State Troopers arrested a man for attempted murder after the suspect shot a woman and another family member.

The details about the shooting have not been released at this time.

After the shooting, one of the victims called in to dispatch to report a man with a gun and fled the scene towards Rawlins.

When the victims left, the suspect followed them in a separate car. Troopers intercepted the vehicles and the suspect surrendered to law enforcement without incident.

Emergency Medical Services transported the victims to the Carbon County Memorial Hospital, but due to the seriousness of the second victim’s injuries, they were transported to a trauma center.

Troopers arrested the suspect and charges are pending through the Carbon County Attorney’s Office

Wyoming Highway Patrol also acknowledged the assistance of the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office, Dispatch and EMS, along with the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, as well as the Rawlins Police Department.

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