CHEYENNE – Laramie County jurors returned both guilty and not guilty verdicts against two co-defendants in the May high-speed chase and shootout through downtown Cheyenne.

The jury returned with their verdict late Tuesday afternoon after nearly two days of deliberations.

Chasity Jacobs and Dominique Childers are accused of leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase and shootout from Interstate 25 throughout downtown Cheyenne. Childers was driving the car, and Jacobs was the passenger.

Jacobs was found not guilty of attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder and accessory to first-degree murder. She was found guilty of accessory to second-degree murder and reckless endangering.

Childers was found not guilty of two counts of attempted first-degree murder. He was found guilty of two counts of attempted second-degree murder, two counts of felony property destruction, two counts of misdemeanor property destruction, reckless endangering and eluding.

The sentencing date for the co-defendants hasn’t been set at this time.

For more on the verdicts, read Wednesday's Wyoming Tribune Eagle.

Isabella Alves is the Wyoming Tribune Eagle’s criminal justice reporter. She can be reached at or 307-633-3128. Follow her on Twitter @IsabellaAlves96.

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