Man Killed In Shootout With WY Highway Patrol Identified

A coroner has identified a man killed in a shootout that injured a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper.

The shooting June 25th in Lander killed David Fann, 24, of Lander, acting Fremont County Coroner Erin Ivie said Thursday (July 1st).

The trooper exchanged gunshots with Fann on Sinks Canyon Road moments into a traffic stop, according to the Highway Patrol.

The trooper, whose identity hasn’t been released, was released from a hospital within a day.

What led to the traffic stop and shooting was unknown.

The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation was investigating, as is standard practice in shootings involving police in Wyoming.

DCI officials declined to comment on the case.

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