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Suspect in police-involved shooting identified


June 28, 2017

WORLAND – The Washakie County Attorney’s office has released the name of the man injured in a police-officer shooting in Worland Sunday night.

Former Worland resident Joel Moreno, 32, was shot in the abdomen after allegedly attacking Worland police officers with a baseball bat. Moreno is still receiving treatment in a Billings hospital. His condition has been upgraded to fair, according to a release from the County Attorney’s Office.

Officers responded to a disturbance call on the 400 block of Obie Sue Avenue at approximately 11 p.m. Sunday. They entered the residence and were engag...

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