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Shooting Investigation Continues

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There’s no word on the condition of a 19-year-old shooting victim from Cottonwood Park who was flown to Idaho Falls yesterday for further treatment of his injury. Police have asked that his name be kept confidential. The incident took place sometime after 1:30 pm and prompted the lockdown of all area schools until about a half-hour after normal dismissal time. Officers responded immediately from both the police and sheriff’s department. At this time, however, the alleged shooter remains at large. He was described as a younger male, wearing a black hoodie and a black bandana over his face – and possibly wearing sunglasses at the time. The suspect is said to have fled on foot carrying a silver-colored handgun. Police are seeking information about the suspect and Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to $5000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual. Reports may be phoned to 733-2331 or Crimestoppers at 733-5148.

School Bill Allots Money

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The Wyoming House of Representatives are considering a bill that would restructure the way school districts receive funding derived from property taxes within their own counties. Under the current system, Representative Keith Gingery explains that the money received is placed into one general fund and then re-distributed based upon the number of students in that district. Gingery points out that this is one of the most important bills that will directly affect Teton County this year. Gingery was successful on amending the bill to benefit the Dubois School District as well, which is also part of his district. The Gingery amendment expanded the small school district definition from 147 students to 243 students, which will provide extra funds to Dubois Schools. Major discussions have centered around transportation issues. Transportation costs are reimbursed at 100% to school districts. Gingery says another bill is still pending which would increase the money available to Teton County for its English Language Learners program.

Streeper Still Leads

Marbleton-BigPiney

“Bud” Streeper remains in the lead for the fourth day in a row as the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race continued in the Big Piney/Marbleton area. Aaron Burmeister of Alaska has moved into second place while Anna Bjorklund who was in second place has fallen to fourth place now. As the racers make … Continue Reading

300 Bison Detained

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A group of about 300 bison was hazed into the Stephens Creek bison capture facility on Monday after they wandered nearly 10 miles during the night onto private and public land north of Corwin Springs on Saturday and Sunday. Last week, 88 bison had been released from the facility and moved south into the park. Stephens Creek which is located inside the northern boundary of Yellowstone National Park, northwest of Gardiner, Montana, is operated under the Interagency Bison Management Plan. Under that plan, bison can be captured at the capture facility when hazing bison back into the park becomes unsafe or ineffective. Captured bison will be tested for exposure to brucellosis and seropositive bison will be shipped to slaughter with meat from bison to be distributed to tribal groups and regional food banks. Seronegative bison will be held in the facility for spring release back into the park.

Shooting Investigation Continues

jacksonpolice

There’s no word on the condition of a 19-year-old shooting victim from Cottonwood Park who was flown to Idaho Falls yesterday for further treatment of his injury. Police have asked that his name be kept confidential. The incident took place sometime after 1:30 pm and prompted the lockdown of all area schools until about a half-hour after normal dismissal time. Officers responded immediately from both the police and sheriff’s department. At this time, however, the alleged shooter remains at large. He was described as a younger male, wearing a black hoodie and a black bandana over his face – and possibly wearing sunglasses at the time. The suspect is said to have fled on foot carrying a silver-colored handgun. Police are seeking information about the suspect and Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to $5000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual. Reports may be phoned to 733-2331 or Crimestoppers at 733-5148.

Shooting Victim Flown to Idaho Falls

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The victim of a shooting today in the Cottonwood Park was flown to Idaho Falls for treatment at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. No update on his condition nor identity was available from authorities.
Police are still looking for a suspect described as a younger male wearing a black hoodie and black bandana on his face. He was also wearing dark sunglasses.
The suspect fled on foot and was seen carrying a handgun.
If you see the suspect, do not approach as he is armed. Contact Police at 733-2331.

Shooting Victim Life-Flighted

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The victim of a shooting today in the Cottonwood Park was flown to Idaho Falls for treatment at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. No update on his condition nor identity was available from authorities.
Police are still looking for a suspect described as a younger male wearing a black hoodie and black bandana on his face. He was also wearing dark sunglasses.
The suspect fled on foot and was seen carrying a handgun.
If you see the suspect, do not approach as he is armed. Contact Police at 733-2331.

Suspect Sought in South Park Shooting

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Police are looking for a suspect in a shooting incident in Cottonwood Park.
The supect is described as a younger male wearing a black hoodie and black bandana on his face. He was also wearing dark sunglasses.
the suspect fled on foot and was seen carrying a silver handgun.
If you see the suspect, do not approach as he is armed. Contact Police at 733-2331.

Lockdown at Local Schools is ending.

The lockdown at local schools is ending shortly.
Schools in Jackson went into lockdown mode this afternoon after a shooting incident in Cottonwood Park.
The lockdown was put into effect due to the proximity to the incident that occured earlier this afternoon though the procedure applied to all schools in the county.

A suspect is at large this afternoon after a shooting incident in the Cottowood Park are of Jackson. The suspect is a male wearing a black hoodie.
If you see the suspect, do not approach as he is armed. Contact Police at 733-2331 if you see the suspect.

A male victim was reportedly taken to St John’s. No information was available about his condition.

Jackson Schools are in Lockdown after Cottonwood Park Shooting

Schools in Jackson went into lockdown mode this afternoon after a shooting incident in Cottonwood Park.
School officials are asking parents NOT to come down to the schools until the lockdown is over.
The lockdown was put into effect due to the proximity to the incident that occured earlier this afternoon.

A suspect is at large this afternoon after a shooting incident in the Cottowood Park are of Jackson. The suspect is a male wearing a black hoodie.
If you see the suspect, do not approach as he is armed. Contact Police at 733-2331 if you see the suspect

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