April 8, 2022 |

Early this morning, Friday, April 8th, officers from the Rawlins Police Department responded to the emergency room at Memorial Hospital of Carbon County where an adult male, who had suffered a gunshot wound to his upper body, was being treated.

An investigation has determined the victim was shot at a residence in the 1100 block of Mountain View Boulevard. Police say there is no ongoing danger to the public.

The victim is in stable condition but has been transported to another medical facility.

Bigfoot 99 is in touch with city officials and will bring you updates as they become available.

All Carbon County School District One campuses in Rawlins are in a lock-out as of 9:24 this morning, April 8th. Superintendent Mike Hamel said after speaking with the Rawlins Police Department regarding an “ongoing public safety situation,” he does not believe there is an immediate threat to CCSD1 students, staff, or property. However, in cooperation with the RPD, no students or staff will be allowed to leave the Rawlins campuses, and no parents will be allowed to enter schools until the lockout status is lifted. Superintendent Hamel is asking for the public’s understanding and cooperation as CCSD1 coordinates with RPD.

***Anyone with information related to this event should call the RPD at 307-328-4530. If you prefer to text, you may text information to 911.

Bigfoot 99 is monitoring the situation and will have a report on Monday.

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