Two People Arrested For BB Gun Shooting

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TRUCKEE, CA - Truckee police have arrested two people for allegedly shooting a BB gun in the downtown area.

According to police, one person was injured last week when a pellet hit his chest near his heart. The victim was transferred to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno.

After officers interviewed several people, they said they learned that two people broke into three homes in the Tahoe Donner Subdivision.

Police said 18-year-old Kyle Mello and a 17-year-old had stolen alcohol and the gun used in the incident. Mello is charged with assault causing injury, burglary, and possession of stolen property. The juvenile faces similar charges.