Sparks police arrest man after he allegedly points gun at officer

Kelvin Bryan Torres
Kelvin Bryan Torres(Washoe County jail)
Published: Oct. 18, 2020 at 10:36 AM PDT
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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) -A man pulled out a gun and pointed at police early Sunday as they responded to a report of a road rage incident in west Sparks, the Sparks Police Department reported.

A person with the suspect grabbed the suspect’s arm and pushed it down and police arrested the man a short time later.

Kelvin Bryan Torres,21, of Reno was booked into the Washoe County jail on charges of assault on a protected person with the use of a deadly weapon and for probation violation.

Police said their investigation showed Torres was pursuing another vehicle and that vehicle crashed into a guardrail on El Rancho Boulevard. The 23-year-old man driving that vehicle suffered major injuries from the crash that police said were not life-threatening. A 23-year-old woman who was a passenger in that vehicle had minor injuries. Police said they also found a gun in that vehicle, which had three bullet holes.

The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 775-353-2231 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900 or go to

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