- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 21, 2015

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Police are recreating the crime scene where two men were killed in downtown Cheyenne.

Cheyenne Police responded to a call about an armed robbery at The Coin Shop in downtown Cheyenne and found the bodies of 67-year-old Dwight Brockman and 76-year-old George Manley, The Wyoming Tribune-Eagle reported (https://bit.ly/1DsBNDS ).

The two men were shot and killed shortly before the store opened Monday. The suspect is still at large. It’s unclear whether he stole anything.

Police say laser imaging will help recreate the scene into a three-dimensional digital image. Officers say the hope is that the process will lead to a suspect.

Brockman’s friends Dennis Breene and David Rogers were at the shop shortly after the shooting.

Breene said Brockman kept a gun beneath the store’s counter.

“He kept it so he could protect his store; he worked alone a lot,” Breene said. “He must not have been able to get to (the shotgun) quick enough.”

Breen said he’d known Brockman for 25 years.

“I just saw him last week when I sold him a bunch of coins,” Breene said. “It’s just unbelievable that I won’t see him again.”

Rogers said Brockman sponsored his son’s bowling team. He said the shop owner was a funny, generous man.

“I never left the shop without hearing a good joke or a funny story,” Rogers said.

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Information from: Wyoming Tribune Eagle, https://www.wyomingnews.com

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