The Casper Police Department just released a "Just the Facts" video to their social media in regards to a Fourth of July shooting. The video states that a group of young people were shooting off illegal fireworks and a preschool-age bystander was injured, but not to what extent. Public Information Officer Amber Freestone said the information is from witness statements.

A man confronted the group, which led to the altercation where he was shot in the lower back with a handgun. He was transported to Wyoming Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is a 16 to 22 year old male. Police are still looking for video footage from the area between 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on July 4th.

Police say the group of young people were all wearing similiar clothing.

The CPD can be reached at (307) 235-7596. Tips can also be made anonymously through Crime Stoppers of Wyoming.

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