The teenage girl shot in the head in a Cheyenne park in the early morning hours Sunday died at a Cheyenne hospital Monday morning, the Cheyenne Police Department reports.
No arrests have been made, although the CPD in a Sunday morning statement about the shooting said that “detectives have identified several people of interest.”
The girl was 15 and a Cheyenne resident, Alexandra Farkas, Cheyenne Police Department public information officer, said in a Monday statement.
Detectives are continuing the investigation as a homicide and were at Lincoln Park in south Cheyenne on Monday morning.
They are encouraging the public to contact Detective Mike Fernandez at 307-633-6638 with any tips or information or to report anonymous tips at 638-TIPS or silentwitnesslaramiecounty.com.
Officers responded to Lincoln Park at about 12:25 a.m. Sunday and found the girl with an apparent gunshot wound to the head, according to the department’s initial statement Sunday morning.
Personnel took the girl to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, where she was in critical condition Sunday.
Police believe the shooting to be an isolated incident.