Wyoming Sheriff Says Pastor Actually Shot Himself

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

CENTENNIAL, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming law enforcement officials say a pastor who reported being shot and wounded in a struggle with a burglar at his church actually shot himself.

Albany County Undersheriff Robert DeBree says his agency has issued a misdemeanor citation to Dennis Lynn Davis alleging that he made a false report.

Davis is pastor of the Centennial Valley Community Church, west of Laramie. He was airlifted to a Cheyenne hospital Tuesday evening with a gunshot wound to his abdomen after telling police he was shot by a burglar.

DeBree says the 44-year-old pastor later told deputies that he shot himself intentionally because he had personal problems.

DeBree says law enforcement agencies plan to seek reimbursement from Davis for their costs.

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