Friday, July 05, 2024

Shooting at Yellowstone National Park hotel leaves ranger injured, shooter dead

 A shooting in Yellowstone National Park left one park ranger injured and the shooter dead, according to the National Park Service.

“There are no active threats to the public,” a park service spokesperson said in a statement to CNN following “a significant law enforcement incident.”

“Rangers responded to a report of an individual with a firearm who was making threats,” the statement said. “When rangers contacted the individual there was an exchange of gunfire between the subject and law enforcement rangers.”

The shooter died and their identity is not being released at this time, park service officials said. The ranger was reported to be in stable condition after being flown to a nearby regional hospital...more

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