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15-year-old boy killed in shooting

Sparks Police investigate a homicide in the area of Richards Pl. and Richards Wy.
Sparks Police investigate a homicide in the area of Richards Pl. and Richards Wy.(KOLO/Dan Pyke)
Published: Sep. 20, 2021 at 11:55 PM PDT
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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - SEPT. 21, 3:45 A.M. UPDATE: Sparks police say a 15-year-old boy was killed in a shooting at an apartment complex on Richards Place Monday night. Investigators say the incident was likely gang-related.

Officers arrived at the scene just a couple minutes after receiving a call for multiple shots fired at about 8:35 p.m. They recovered shell casings at the scene and found the victim dead.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call or text Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900. A $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the suspect or suspects.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Sparks Police Department is investigating a homicide at a home on Richards Place. Officers were called out to the area of Richards Place and Richards Way around 8:30 p.m. on Monday night.

Police say that someone died and it is being investigated as a homicide at this time. No arrests have been made and no other information is being released at this time.

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