October 1, 2014
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says a 24-year-old man has been detained by investigators after shooting his step-father, 41, on Saturday morning.
According to DCS deputies, the altercation began at 3:20 a.m. on 1318 Wheeler Way in Gardnerville. Deputies were responding to a report of a domestic battery when they were informed shots had been fired.
They say the 24-year-old man had intervened in a domestic battery between his mother and step-father, leading to an altercation in which he shot his step-father.
The step-father is currently in critical condition at Renown Medical Center for serious injuries.
The DCSO says due to an on-going investigation, additional details of this incident are being withheld.
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