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Wyoming state corrections officer involved in off-duty shooting

Wyoming State Penitentiary, courtesy of the Wyoming Department of Corrections

CASPER, Wyo. — A Wyoming state prison staff member has been hospitalized after an off-duty shooting in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, on Thursday, according to a Wyoming Department of Corrections release.

Officer Martin Maldonado Jr. was injured in the shooting. He is a corrections officer at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington.

The WDOC says no other information is available at this time.