By: Donald Cyphers Investigative reporter
yndicated by: Montana News
CHEYENNE,Wyo.— At approximately 7:50 p.m., on December 23rd, 2017, officers from the Cheyenne Police Department responded to 5419 Imperial Court for a report of a disturbance with a gun shot.
Officers determined Timothy Leners, 49-year-old male, was at the residence visiting Joyce Trout, 45-year-old female. Leners got into an argument with Joyce’s husband, Chris Trout, 53-year-old male.
The fight became physical and continued outside the residence. While fighting outside the residence, Leners pulled out a 9mm handgun and shot Trout in the chest.
Trout was transported to the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center by ambulance for a gunshot wound, and is expected to recover.
Leners was located by Officers standing outside his vehicle across the street from the residence. A 9mm handgun, believed to be the weapon used to shot Trout, was located on Leners’ vehicle. Leners was arrested for aggravated assault and transported to the Laramie County Jail.