Arrest in downtown Reno shooting that injured one

Kenyaun Ikeil Williams
Kenyaun Ikeil Williams(Washoe County jail)
Published: Jun. 16, 2022 at 10:17 PM PDT|Updated: Jul. 7, 2022 at 3:04 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -JULY 7 UPDATE: A suspect in a June 16 shooting that injured one in downtown Reno was arrested Wednesday, the Reno Police Department said.

Kenyaun Ikeil Williams, 26, was booked on a felony count of battery with a deadly weapon.

Police said Williams and another person were involved in a fight in the 100 block of North Virginia Street that lasted for several minutes and ended when Williams pulled out a gun and shot the other person when they were in an alley.

The victim was taken to the hospital with an injury that was not life-threatening.

The Regional Gang Unit took over the case and identified Williams as the suspect.  The RGU and RPD’s Downtown Enforcement found Williams and arrested him without incident on Wednesday.

The Regional Gang Unit is comprised of officers and detectives from the Reno and Sparks police departments, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, the Washoe County School District Police Department and both adult and juvenile parole and probation officers.

ORIGINAL STORY: One person was shot in the shoulder Thursday night in downtown Reno and was taken to the hospital, the Reno Police Department said.

It happened about 8:03 p.m. in Fulton Alley near Second Street and North Virginia Street.

Police were looking for a suspect. They said there was no threat to the community.

Fulton Alley remained closed but Second Street was open.

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The scene at Fulton Alley where a person was shot in the shoulder.
The scene at Fulton Alley where a person was shot in the shoulder.(Daniel Pyke/KOLO)