August 21, 2014
RENO, NV - The victim in Friday's officer-involved shooting downtown has been identified.
According to Washoe County sheriff's investigators, 41-year-old Jace Herndon of Reno was shot and killed by a Reno PD officer on Court St. just after 3:00 p.m.
Herndon was the driver of what police say was a stolen car. He and two others were pulled over in a "high-risk felony traffic stop" before the officer-involved shooting occured. Police initially labeled him as a "victim/suspect".
No word yet on what exactly led the officer to shoot.
The four officers involved have been placed on a routine administrative leave.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information should contact call the Sheriff's Office Detectives Division at 328-3320 or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900 or www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword-SW.
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