May 29, 2015
RENO, Nev – Police are investigating an officer involved shooting late Sunday night. The shooting happened at 10:20pm inside St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center on West 6th Street.
Washoe County Sheriff's Department told KOLO 8 News Now that a sheriff’s deputy opened fire at an inmate, who was being treated at the hospital. The inmate somehow managed to get a weapon and shots were fired. The victim was taken to Renown Medical Center for non life threatening injuries. The deputy involved suffered minor injuries. Reno Police are now leading the investigation.