An ongoing investigation into a weapons offense on November 30th at approximately 7:41 a.m. November 30th, 2022, investigated by the Park County Sheriff’s Office and the Wyoming Game and Fish.
Nina Webber was issued a citation for unsafe hunting on or near the 3600 block area of the North Fork Highway.
The Complainant and his wife have stated to Law Enforcement that they had to “take cover” as they heard bullets whizzing by their heads.
According to the Park County Sheriff’s Office, no injuries were reported, nor was any property damage due to the “whizzing bullets.”
The Wyoming News has discovered that this incident was only classified as a (Weapons Offense) and is a misdemeanor.
Nina Webber was out with a group of other individuals. One of the other individuals was cited for not wearing a hunting vest.
The actual wording of the citation charge issued to Nina Webber is “Reckless Endangerment.”
2011 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 6 – CRIMES AND OFFENSES
CHAPTER 2 – OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON
6-2-504. Reckless endangering; penalty.
Universal Citation: WY Stat § 6-2-504 (1997 through Reg Sess)
(a) A person is guilty of reckless endangering if he recklessly engages in conduct that places another person in danger of death or serious bodily injury.
(b) Any person who knowingly points a firearm at or in the direction of another, whether or not the person believes the firearm is loaded, is guilty of reckless endangering unless reasonably necessary in defense of his person, property, or abode or to prevent serious bodily injury to another or as provided for under W.S. 6-2-602.
(c) Reckless endangering is a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than one (1) year.
Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. The state of Wyoming may have more current or accurate information.
A phone call was placed to Nina Webber; Webber has yet to respond to the Wyoming News reporter. The Wyoming News has learned that Webber, represented by Counsel, would explain her not wanting to return Media inquiries.
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