May 22, 2015
News Channel 8 has learned the name of the victim who died as a result of a fight at a fast-food restaurant.
Sparks Police say Manuel Franco, 18, was stabbed during a fight early Sunday morning at the Jack-in-the-Box on Prater and McCarran. He was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.
Prior to the incident, Franco was accompanied by a 14 year-old juvenile and two other adults. One of the adults, Jose Perez, 18, was injured during the fight and was treated and released from a local hospital.
It's still not clear as to why the fight started or what the motive was. The investigation for this case continues.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged call the Sparks Police Division at 353-2225, Sparks Police Dispatch at 353-2231, or Secret Witness at 322-4900.
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