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No suspect yet in shot fired at game warden's vehicle; FBI says public is safe

Nov 4, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer

The FBI still is looking for the individual who shot at a Bureau of Indian Affairs commissioned tribal game warden's vehicle Oct. 18 in the Missouri Valley area.

Although the shooter remains at large, the agency does not think local residents should be overly concerned.

"Currently, we have no reason to believe the public is in danger regarding this investigation," FBI spokesman Dave Joly said.

"A police officer was the target is this case," he added, and there is little reason to believe another shooting will take place.

Bullets struck the driver's side window of the officer's patrol vehicle as it was parked on Mexican Pass Road within the external boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation.

Authorities do not have a suspect in custody.

The FBI is asking members of the public to come forward if they witnessed anything on the day of the incident or have information about it.

Joly said the investigation is ongoing.

No charges related to the incident have been filed in federal court.
 

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