Attempted Burglary Results in Shooting

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

RENO, NV - According to the Reno Police Department, at 6:35 Saturday morning a resident on Watt Street awoke when he heard someone in his home.

He found the suspect hiding in the basement a fired two rounds, hitting the suspect both times. The suspect was still able to get away. That is when the resident called police, saying he had shot a man trying to break into his house.

The suspect reached his vehicle and drove off hitting several parked cars and eventually crashed into a tree in a neighbors yard about a block away.

Police recieved a second call from that resident, saying a man had crashed into a tree in his front yard, and was bleeding on his porch.

The suspect remains in the hospital at this time. Police are not releasing his name at this time.

Police are continuing their investigation. Anyone with further information is requested to call Reno Police Department - Detective Division at 334-2115 or Secret Witness at 322-4900.

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