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Cheyenne police: Person of interest in Monday shooting near mall in custody

Courtesy of Cheyenne Police Department, Facebook

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An 18-year-old Cheyenne man named as a person of interest in a Monday evening shooting near Frontier Mall is in custody, Cheyenne police said at 8:45 p.m.

Cody Nicholson was considered armed and dangerous before police took him into custody. Details about the arrest were not immediately available.

Cody Nicholson, 18, of Cheyenne, was named by the Cheyenne Police Department as a person of interest in a Monday evening shooting near Frontier Mall. (Cheyenne Police Department)

“Officers do not believe there is any ongoing threat to the community,” the department said in its announcement.

The department’s public information officer, Alex Farkas, confirmed to Cap City News that the shooting did not take place in the mall, but in the general area of it at 1400 Dell Range Blvd.

Farkas did not say whether anyone was hurt in the shooting, which was first reported by police at 6:55 p.m.

This story will be updated as details become available.


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