RPD releases body cam footage of officer involved shooting at west Reno apartment complex

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Published: Jan. 22, 2023 at 10:29 PM PST
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Reno Police Department has released the body camera footage from the officer involved shooting that took place on January 8th.

WARNING: The video is extremely graphic in nature. Click here to watch.

It happened at around 6:30 p.m. that night when Reno Police officers responded to an apartment complex on Sky Valley Dr. on a call of suspicious circumstances.

After an interaction with two men, multiple shots were exchanged between two Reno police officers and the subjects.

Police say both suspects were shot during the incident. One of them died, while the other was taken to a hospital.

One of the RPD officers was hit by gunfire and was transported to a local hospital. A gofundme page had been set up for him, and has since been closed. According to organizers, the fundraiser passed its goal within the first 24 hours. Anyone looking to donate is asked to consider the Reno Police Department K9 Unit or the horse mounted unit. Donations can be made by mail to the Reno Police Department at 455 E. Second Street.