Police Arrest Suspect in Shooting Near Hug High School; Nobody Hurt

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
Mugshot courtesy Washoe County Jail

Mugshot courtesy Washoe County Jail

RENO, NV - Reno police have arrested a suspect in an overnight shooting.

Police say just before midnight Tuesday night, they were called to a report of a fight with shots fired on Barberry Way, near North McCarran and Sutro. When they got there, they found a man leaving the scene in a car, and they stopped him. Police say he ran off, but was captured minutes later trying to get rid of a handgun and ammunition.

Police say they found evidence that bullets had hit a home in the area, but nobody appears to be hurt.

39-year-old John Rech is charged with being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm, obstructing and resisting and being in possession of a controlled substance.

Police are still investigating.

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