Wyoming parks employee shoots 2 men in head, says he was hunting the homeless


RIVERTON, Wyo. — Police say a Wyoming man accused of opening fire at an alcohol detoxification center is a parks employee of a small town who said he targeted the facility because he was tired of cleaning up after the homeless population.

Riverton police Capt. Eric Murphy said Monday that 32-year-old Roy Clyde made the statement after Saturday’s shooting that left one man dead and another hospitalized.

According to County10.com Clyde said he “was targeting transient people regardless of race.” He first went to a park, but did not see anyone “meeting his criteria,” County10 reports, citing a police affidavit.

He then went to Center of Hope detoxification center in Riverside, Wyo., where “he knew he would find people meeting his criteria.” There he shot two men in the head, killing one and critically wounding the other.

Clyde was arrested near the  detox center and jailed on a charge of first-degree…

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