Suspect in Fallon Shooting Released on Bail

Keith Thomas
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FALLON, NV - The Churchill County Sheriff's Office has charged 40-year-old Keith Thomas with Battery With a Deadly weapon after he allegedly shot a man behind the Carpet Connection, a business just west of Fallon on the Reno highway.

Around 3 p.m. Tues., 31-year-old Michael Gallardo and Thomas were apparently fighting over a woman behind the Carpet Connection on 3333 Reno Highway.

Allegedly Thomas pulled a gun and shot Gallardo in the stomach.

Gallardo was flown to Reno, where he had surgery, and he is now recovering at home.

Thomas was interviewed by investigators with the Churchill County Sheriff's Office, and is now out on bail.