Man Stabbed In Sparks

Sparks police officers responded to a report of a fight involving several male subjects at an apartment complex located in the 1800 block of El Rancho Drive.

While officers were still en route dispatchers received an additional call from a male subject stating he had been stabbed.

When officers arrived they located a twenty year old male resident inside an apartment that had been stabbed multiple times.

The victim was transported to Renown Medical Center for treatment and at the time of this release his wounds did not appear to be life threatening.

Information gathered from the victim and others indicated that possible gang members were involved but it is unknown if the motive for the assault was gang related.

The Regional Gang Unit responded and is assisting Spark’s detectives with the investigation.

Several vehicles were reported seen leaving the area shortly after the attack and at this time it is unknown if they were involved.

The Sparks Police Department is requesting that anyone who might have witnessed the incident or may have seen the suspects fleeing to contact us at 353-2225 or to contact Secret Witness at