Name released of man killed in officer-involved shooting

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CARSON CITY, Nev. (KOLO) -- The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has identified a suspect killed by deputies late Saturday.

About 9:30PM May 19, 2018, deputies responded to a report of a domestic dispute involving a weapon on Shadow Lane in northern Douglas County, at the border with Carson City.

The victim of the dispute, who was hurt, told deputies the intoxicated man who hurt her had made threats to “kill the police,” so deputies tried to get him to walk out of the home. Instead, deputies say, he sped out of the garage in a vehicle and hit a deputy as deputies shot him.

77-year-old Jimmy Moss of Yerington was pronounced dead at the scene. The deputy who was hit by the car was taken to Carson Valley Medical Center, then released, but is undergoing treatment for multiple injuries.

One sergeant and three deputy sheriffs have been placed on administrative leave, in accordance with department policy. Undersheriff Paul Howell says there will be no drop-off in service as a result, with schedule tweaking, but having four people off the streets does present a manpower challenge.

Per officer-involved shooting protocol, agencies other than the involved agency are investigating. In this case, they are the Carson City Sheriff's Office and Nevada Division of Investigation.