UPDATE: We now have the identity of the man who died in the incident in Mills on Wednesday night. The Natrona County Coroner put out this statement late Thursday afternoon:

On October 18, 2018 at approximately 3 a.m., the Natrona County Coroner responded to Wyoming Medical Center Emergency Room for a 43 year old man who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The man has been identified as Michael Burdess.


ORIGINAL STORY: Mills police say one man is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting late Wednesday.

Corporal Bryan McLimore told reporters on Thursday that the shooting occurred shortly before 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 Block of Platte Avenue.

The man who police believe to be the victim remains in critical condition at Wyoming Medical Center. The other man, believed to be the suspect, is dead.

The names of those involved are being withheld pending notification of family members, as well as the ongoing investigation.

Natrona County Sheriff's deputies and medical personnel responded to the scene Wednesday, in addition to Mills police officers.

McLimore said there is no continuing threat to the community in connection with the shooting. He asked everyone to keep the families of everyone involved in their thoughts and prayers.

McLimore said more information will be released as it becomes available.

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