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Suspect arrested in connection to shooting outside Baldini’s Casino

Jacob Woods is accused of shooting a man outside Baldini's Casino in Sparks on January 17, 2022.
Jacob Woods is accused of shooting a man outside Baldini's Casino in Sparks on January 17, 2022.(Sparks Police Department)
Published: Jan. 18, 2022 at 1:32 AM PST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2022 at 2:57 PM PST
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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - UPDATE, JANUARY 19: Investigators have identified the suspect wanted in connection with a shooting outside Baldini’s Casino in Sparks as Jacob Woods. Detectives were able to link Woods to the incident after interviewing witnesses and collecting evidence from the scene. He was arrested by officers on Tuesday in the 800 block of Kuenzli Street in Reno. Woods was charged with: Battery with a Deadly Weapon, Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person, Discharge of a Firearm where a Person may be Endangered, Resisting and Obstructing a Police Officer, and outstanding warrants for Probation Violation and Failure to Appear on previous charges.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Sparks Police Department say one man was hurt following a shooting in the parking lot of Baldini’s Casino in Sparks.

Reports of a shooting came in just after 11:30 p.m. Monday night, and officers arrived at Baldini’s to find one male victim injured from multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of two gunshot injuries, which police say are both non-life threatening. Investigators say the shooting occurred when two men got into a fight and a gun was pulled on the victim.

The shooting is under investigation at this time, and there is no threat to the public.

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