Naked gunman on I-80 causes chaos in Wyoming |

Naked gunman on I-80 causes chaos in Wyoming

A naked man armed with a gun caused chaos on a section of I-80 in Wyoming, ending with three people injured and the suspect under arrest, police said.

Armondo Cano, 26, of Moroni, Utah, was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of attacking several motorists on a desolate stretch of highway between Rawlins and Green River, according to a media release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol, which referred to the incident as a “bizarre series of events.”

Shots were fired, vehicles were intentionally rammed and one person was cut with shattered glass before authorities were able to subdue the agitated and mobile suspect.

Highway patrol dispatchers started getting calls at about 9 p.m. Wednesday about a white car that had been “swerving all over the highway and had run off the road” about 33 miles west of Rawlins, the highway patrol said.

The driver of the car, later identified as Cano, got out of the car and ran across the highway several times in front of passing vehicles. Dispatchers than started fielding reports that the man was “standing out in the roadway and was wearing no clothes.”

Before troopers could arrive, a nude Cano got into a fight with a motorist who had stopped. He then jumped into his own car and started driving east on the highway.

About 17 miles away, Cano “intentionally” rammed a vehicle with a couple from Cheyenne in it. When both vehicles stopped, Cano, still naked, attempted to get into the couple’s vehicle. Meanwhile, a woman driving by who saw the crash stopped to help. Cano forced his way into her vehicle and the woman fled to safety on foot as he climbed into the back seat.


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