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Man killed in shootout near Sundance

Subject with active warrant shot after firing a handgun at law enforcement

A male subject with an active Wyoming warrant was shot and killed by law enforcement on Saturday morning after two shootouts took place on I-90 near Sundance.

According to the Crook County Sheriff’s Office, the subject was contacted by a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper on Saturday night at around 10:10 p.m., as he was walking along I-90 near milepost 184. The trooper learned that there was an active warrant for the subject’s arrest.

The trooper immediately called for backup from the Crook County Sheriff’s Office and the subject was advised of the active warrant.

“The subject immediately gained...