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By Katie Roegnik
Riverton Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange 

MARCH 15 - Inquest set for shooting by ATF officers

RIVERTON — A public inquest into a fatal, officer-involved shooting that took place in January in Riverton will be held next month. No officers were injured in the Jan. 10 incident, which resulted in the death of Nicholas Garcia, 34, after an altercation with two agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

 

March 14, 2019



RIVERTON — A public inquest into a fatal, officer-involved shooting that took place in January in Riverton will be held next month.

No officers were injured in the Jan. 10 incident, which resulted in the death of Nicholas Garcia, 34, after an altercation with two agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

Fremont County Attorney Patrick LeBrun determined last month that he will not press charges against the officers involved.

But Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen said it is his agency's policy to convene a public inquest whenever a fatality is caused, or suspected to be...



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