WATCH: Cheyenne Police Release Video in Fatal Shooting of Murder Suspect
The incident occurred around 12:51 p.m. on May 28 at 2514 E. 11th Street, four days after police received a report that Davin Darayle Saunders, who was wanted out of Scottsbluff for multiple homicide-related charges, was in Cheyenne.
Public Information Officer Alex Farkas says the SWAT team was called to the home to conduct surveillance after further investigation revealed Saunders was in the house.
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“A warrant was issued for officers to enter the residence,” said Farkas.
“While on (the) scene, the SWAT team attempted to communicate with Saunders, asking him to exit the residence, but he refused,” she added. “Officers deployed gas in an attempt to safely lure Saunders out of the home, but he pulled a firearm and officers fired on Saunders killing him.”
Police in a Facebook post said they “will continue to release information to the public as it becomes available.”
The shooting remains under investigation by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.
Release of In-Car Camera Footage from Officer-Involved Shooting:The Cheyenne Police Department is releasing a video from the May 28th officer-involved shooting that occurred in the 2500 block of East 11th Street. In accordance with the CPD's policies and best practices, we will continue to release information to the public as it becomes available. Following the officer-involved shooting, the investigation was turned over to the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), a third-party State agency, to ensure a thorough, unbiased, and impartial investigation – which remains ongoing.Original media release: https://www.cheyennepd.org/files/sharedassets/police/news-release-5-28-22.pdf
Posted by Cheyenne Police Department on Tuesday, June 14, 2022