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Victim identified in deadly Sun Valley shooting

Karri Walters is being charged with murder following a shooting in Sun Valley.
Karri Walters is being charged with murder following a shooting in Sun Valley.(Washoe County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jan. 20, 2022 at 9:08 AM PST|Updated: Jan. 24, 2022 at 5:25 PM PST
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SUN VALLEY, Nev. (KOLO) - UPDATE, JANUARY 24: The victim of a deadly shooting in Sun Valley has been identified as 57-year-old Terry Kirn. The Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office released the information on Monday. His wife, 49-year-old Karri Walters, was also arraigned today.

Walters is being charged with murder following the shooting that happened on the afternoon of Wednesday, January 19. Washoe County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home on Brahms Drive in the Highland Ranch neighborhood.

When they arrived on scene they found Kirn, who was injured from a gunshot. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Investigators say Walters, who also lived in the home, was taken into custody on two felony charges – Open Murder and Discharging a Firearm in a Structure or Vehicle in a Prohibited Area.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information related to this case is asked to call Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division at (775) 328-3320 or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office investigates a deadly shooting in the area of Brahms Dr. on...
The Washoe County Sheriff's Office investigates a deadly shooting in the area of Brahms Dr. on January 19, 2022.(Mike Cooper/KOLO)

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