Coroner Releases Name of I-80 Shooter
Laramie, Wy – The Sweetwater County coroner has released the name of the 70-year-old New Mexico man that rammed other vehicles and then shot at them last week.
The shooting occurred on Interstate 80 near Green River. The man's name is Gary Loyd. Highway Patrol troopers shot and killed him. Loyd was from Albuquerque. The coroner says he died of a gunshot wound to the chest.
Tuesday, the patrol released the names of the two troopers involved in the shootout.
Troopers Adam Davies and Carla Nichols had been placed on administrative leave while the state Division of Criminal Investigation investigates the incident.