Man shot in head in west Sparks; injury not life-threatening

The scene of a shooting on G Street and Sullivan Lane in Sparks.
The scene of a shooting on G Street and Sullivan Lane in Sparks.(Daniel Pyke/KOLO)
Published: Jun. 25, 2022 at 9:41 AM PDT|Updated: Jun. 25, 2022 at 11:53 AM PDT
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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) -A man was shot once in the head Friday night in west Sparks but the wound is not life-threatening, the Sparks Police Department said.

It happened about 9:57 p.m. on G Street near Sullivan Lane.

Police said two suspects forced open the door to an apartment there, then fled in a four-door sports utility vehicle, firing several shots back into the apartment.

One bullet struck the man in the head. Police arrived to find him outside of the apartment. He in stable condition in a hospital, police said.

Police gave no detailed description of the suspects.

The public is not in danger, police said.

Secret Witness offers a $1,500 reward for information leading to the prosecution of the suspects. Anyone with information is asked to call dispatch at 775-353-2231 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900 or go to

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