April 16, 2014
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.