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Man arrested, accused of threatening person with handgun

Charles Kincaid (courtesy of Rock Springs Police Dept)

CASPER, Wyo. — Officials with the Rock Springs Police Department say that a suspect has been arrested and recommended for a charge of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, after an incident involving a handgun.

Rock Springs Police say that at approximately 12:00 am, February 25, 2020 officers of the Rock Springs Police Department were dispatched to a 911 call.

Upon arrival, officers report making contact with a victim that had been threatened by a suspect, identified by police as 30-year-old Charles Kincaid. It was alleged that Kincaid used a handgun in the threat.

The victim suffered no reported physical injuries.

“After further investigation, Charles Kincaid was arrested for Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, Wyoming State Statute 6-2-104,” Rock Springs Police said in a written statement released Thursday just before noon.

All of those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Charges are subject to change following official filings from the Sweetwater County District Attorney’s Office.

This article originally appeared on Oil City News. Used with permission.