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NCSO/WYDOT investigating after equipment shot

Courtesy WYDOT

The Wyoming Department of Transportation and the Natrona County Sheriff’s Office are looking for information regarding the shooting of a piece of road repair equipment this week, in Natrona County.

It’s reported that sometime Sept. 14, a WYDOT loader was fired upon, while unoccupied.

The loader was parked on State property along Hat Six Road just south of Second Street.

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“Several shots were fired into the CAT loader – breaking through a side window, the windshield and leaving a few holes in the body,” WYDOT said in a statement Tuesday. “As you can see, we take vandalism seriously.”

The NCSO reportedly recovered several 9 mm casings.

Investigators say the shooter(s) were believed to be headed south on Hat Six Road.

If you know anything about this, please call the Casper WYDOT office at (307) 473-3200, the Natrona County Sheriff’s Office at (307) 235-9282, or Crime-Stoppers (307) 577-8477.

Tipsters to the Crime-Stoppers hotline may remain anonymous, and could be eligible for a cash reward.

Courtesy WYDOT