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Police arrest suspect in City Hall shooting

Javarion Phillips was arrested for allegedly firing shots at Reno City Hall on June 3, 2022.
Javarion Phillips was arrested for allegedly firing shots at Reno City Hall on June 3, 2022.(Reno Police Department)
Published: Jun. 3, 2022 at 11:55 AM PDT|Updated: Jun. 17, 2022 at 4:58 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Reno Police have arrested 29-year-old Javarion Phillips in connection with a shooting at City Hall on June 3, 2022. Investigators say they identified Phillips as the alleged shooter thanks to a Secret Witness tip. According to RPD, Phillips lives in Reno but violated his probation in Georgia. Detectives reportedly found evidence from the shooting during the arrest.

Around 2:30 a.m. on June 3, at least five shots were fired at City Hall from a car driving by, hitting windows on the 2nd and 3rd floor. The building was unoccupied at the time except for security, and no injuries were reported.

Phillips is facing charges of being an Ex-Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Discharging a Firearm From a Vehicle and Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Structure.

Anyone who may have additional information is asked to call the Reno Police Department’s non-emergency line at 775-334-2677.

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