Law enforcement records release name of shooting suspect

Casper Police officials investigate the scene on the 1200 block of North Center Street in Casper, following a deadly shooting incident; Friday, August 3rd. (Trevor T. Trujillo, Oil City)

Jail records from the Natrona County Sheriff’s Department show that a man was arrested for a recommended charge of Murder in the First Degree.

The records show that Jason John, age 32, was taken into custody at approximately 4:20 am, August 3rd.

Casper Police Sergeant Mike Ogden confirms that John was arrested in connection with a deadly shooting in North Casper on Friday.

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According to a Police Department Press Release officers from the Casper Police Department responded to the 1200 block of North Center Street for the report of a subject who had been shot; just after 4 am August 3rd.

The Natrona County Coroner has also identified the 29 year old man who died at a residence, as Wesley Willow Jr. of Casper, Wyoming.

Further details of the event have yet to be released, Oil City will bring you further details as they become available.

An orignal version of this story misidentified Jason John’s age as 41. This is incorrect. John is listed in jail records as 32. The story has been changed to reflect this.