CHEYENNE, Wyo— On Thursday, August 12 at approximately 11:00 a.m. Cheyenne Police Officers were dispatched to a report of an aggravated assault with a knife at Martin Luther King (MLK) Park.
Responding officers located the male victim, 30, a transient near the scene.
He had apparently fled across the street to The Eagles Nest Bar (1101 W. Lincolnway) after sustaining a severe leg injury.
American Medical Response (AMR) arrived, began treatment for the stab wound, and transported him to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC).
The male suspect, 37, a transient was found at MLK park holding a knife.
Officers attempted to communicate with the suspect, ordering him to drop the knife several times. He refused to comply, but eventually officers were able to de-escalate the situation.
He was transported by ambulance to CRMC for treatment for injuries. An arrest has not been made at this time due to ongoing medical evaluations as the suspect appeared to be mentally unstable.