Man injured by police gunfire in Cheyenne

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CASPER, Wyo. —  The Cheyenne Police Department says that a suspect was injured after exchanging gunfire with police, following a short chase.

Officers say they responded to assist Wyoming Highway Patrol in a pursuit of a stolen vehicle that ended with the suspect vehicle crashing in the 2300 blk of E. Pershing, Friday at 6:30 pm, in Cheyenne.

During the pursuit, police say there was an exchange of gun fire between the driver of the vehicle and law enforcement officers. The man driving the stolen vehicle sustained two gunshot wounds and was transported to a Cheyenne hospital.

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No law enforcement officers were reportedly injured during this incident.

This case remains under investigation by Wyoming DCI.