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Strip Club shooting suspect remains at large

Armand Jamal Watson (booking photo courtesy of the Natrona County Sheriff’s Office)

CASPER, Wyo. — The NCSO has reported that a man suspected in a Memorial Day shooting incident, that left a victim hospitalized, is still at large.

The Natrona County Sheriff’s Office identified Armand Jamal Watson, age 26, as a suspect in a shooting that occurred in the parking lot of the Northern Dream, a Natrona County strip club located near I-25 and Ormsby Road.

NCSO say that the shooting occurred around 12:30 am May 31, and identified Shy Abeyta, 31, as the alleged victim in the shooting. Abeyta was reported to be in stable condition.

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“Watson should be considered armed and dangerous,” NCSO said . “If Watson is seen, please call 911 immediately and do not approach him.”

  • Name: Armand Jamal Watson
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 5’7″
  • Weight: 140 lbs.
  • Hair: Black
  • Eyes: Brown

Upon arrival at the bar on May 31, deputies reported finding an injured person who was transported to a local hospital with critical injuries. Sgt. Taylor Courtney with the NCSO described the injuries as involving a gunshot wound.

The investigation also led to an increased law enforcement presence on the 2500 block of South Jefferson Street at around 7:10 pm Tuesday, June 1, to serve a search warrant.

All of those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Charges are subject to change following official filings from the Natrona County District Attorney’s Office.

Anyone with information on the suspect, or their whereabouts, is asked to call the Natrona County Sheriff’s Office at 307-235-9282.

Armand Watson, Courtesy of the Casper Police Dept.