Suspect Named in Ponderosa Shooting

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The man previously referred to as "a person of interest" in a deadly downtown shooting is now being called a murder suspect, just 24 hours after the incident.

Reno Police now believe 44-year-old Evan Eugene Moore, also known as Evan Eugene Porter, killed a Reno man at a South Virginia Street hotel last weekend.

The shooting happened on the 5th floor of the Ponderosa on Sunday night just after 9 o'clock. Investigators named him as a suspect after locating two other people who were in the hotel room that night.

Police are also looking into a possible drug or prostitution connection.