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DCSO: Intruder shot by homeowner in Gardnerville

Christian Gorham is charged with burglary after authorities said a homeowner shot him early...
Christian Gorham is charged with burglary after authorities said a homeowner shot him early Wednesday morning.(Douglas County Sheriff's Office)
Published: May. 5, 2021 at 6:15 AM PDT|Updated: May. 5, 2021 at 1:11 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has identified the suspect who was shot early Wednesday morning after authorities said he broke into a home on Alicia Circle and Tilman Lane in Gardnerville.

The sheriff’s office said the homeowner confronted Christian Gorham around 4 a.m. and shot him. The homeowner detained Gorham until authorities arrived. Gorham was taken to Carson Valley Medical Center and treated and released.

He was booked into the Minden Jail for Burglary.

The sheriff’s office said they do not believe the incident is related to a trespassing shooting that happened Tuesday, May 4 in Wellington.

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