Cheyenne Man Wanted for Attempted Murder in South Side Shooting
Police are looking for 30-year-old Cheyenne resident Jesus Franco-Ortiz for attempted murder following last month's shooting on the south side.
The gunfire happened around 3:45 a.m. on Tuesday, March 29, near the 100 block of W. 5th Street.
Public Information Officer Alex Farkas says Franco-Ortiz is suspected of shooting a 32-year-old man multiple times.
The victim was taken to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center where he remains hospitalized.
"On Friday, April 1, 2022, following a thorough investigation, detectives applied for and obtained an arrest warrant for Franco-Ortiz, who has been charged with attempted murder," Farkas said Wednesday in a news release.
"It is believed that following the shooting, Franco-Ortiz may have fled to Mexico," she added.
Anyone with information on Franco-Ortiz’s whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Pendleton at (307) 633-6666 or email@example.com.
Tips can also be submitted anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers Silent Witness at (307) 638-TIPS or by visiting silentwitnesslaramiecounty.com.
For more information about this case, check out our earlier posts:
- South Cheyenne Shooting Still Under Investigation, Police Say
- Man in Serious Condition After Shooting in South Cheyenne