Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell is asking for information on a July 4th incident near Rock Springs.

A release from the sheriff's office says deputies were sent to an area just east of the city on a report of a man with a gun allegedly threatening a group of people. According to a caller, the man pointed his weapon at a group of young men, telling them to "get on the ground."

He is described as a 20 to 25 -year-old man wearing a red ball cap and a red shirt. he was reportedly driving an older blue SUV. The man left the area before deputies could get there.

Anyone with information on the case is being asked to call the sheriff's office at (307) 875-1400.

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