‘Man With A Gun’ on 4th of July in Rock Springs; Public Asked For Any Tips

Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to offer any information they may have about a ‘Man with a Gun’ who scared a group of young men on the 4th of July. Deputies were dispatched to the BLM horse corrals in the Rock Springs area after 10pm on the night of July 4th after a man with a gun reportedly pointed his firearm at a group of young men and told them to get on the ground. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the individual was described as a 20 to 25-year-old male wearing a red ball cap and a red shirt, driving an older blue SUV. If anyone saw an individual matching this description on the night of July 4th in the Rock Springs area, they are asked to call 307-875-1400.

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.