Update Regarding Shooting At Bare Back Saloon


Rock Springs, WY (4/30/19) – The Rock Springs Police Department is continuing their investigation of the shooting that occurred at the Bare Back Saloon on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at 1:30 a.m. The gun used in the incident has been identified as a .22 caliber rifle.



The suspect, Joaquin Leon-Guzman has been charged with three counts of Reckless Endangering by a Firearm and one count of Aggravated Assault and Battery. Leon-Guzman is currently incarcerated at the Sweetwater County Detention Center.

The 33-year old male injured in the incident was treated at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County and has been released.


All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.