Armed Suspect Killed in Confrontation with Wyoming Officers
RIVERTON, WY. (AP) — An investigation is underway after a convicted felon was shot to death during a confrontation with officers in central Wyoming.
Riverton Police Chief Eric Murphy says officers were working with a federal agency Thursday morning when they confronted the man, who was illegally carrying a firearm.
Murphy says the suspect shot at officers, who returned fire. The man, whose name has not been released, died at a nearby hospital.
No officers were injured, and investigators have not released any other information about the circumstances of the shooting.