1 Dead After Shocking 4th of July Shooting at Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park, WY – A shooting incident on the Fourth of July at Yellowstone National Park resulted in the death of a suspect and injury to a park ranger, according to authorities.

The incident occurred in Canyon Village, a central area of the park, following reports of a person making threats with a gun. The National Park Service stated that law enforcement rangers engaged with the individual, leading to an exchange of gunfire.

The suspect’s identity has not been released at this time. However, the National Park Service confirmed the suspect’s death and stated that the injured park ranger is currently in stable condition at a local hospital.

There are no ongoing threats to the public subsequent to the incident.

The FBI is heading the investigation, with assistance from National Park Service special agents. As a result, the area surrounding the Canyon Lodge complex remains closed during the ongoing investigation.

Additional information regarding the incident is still under investigation, according to the National Park Service, and no further details are available at this time.