Multiple teenagers arrested after Carson City shootout
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Wednesday Update: The Carson City Sheriff’s Office says several teenagers were arrested in connection with the shooting Tuesday night.
Authorities first received calls just after 7:00 p.m. about a shooting on Carmine Street. Minutes later, they learned about a gunshot victim near Sherman Lane and Concord Drive, and another victim on Carmine Street. Paramedics treated two 16-year-olds, one from Lyon County and one from Carson City, and took them to Renown. After the teenager from Carson City was released, he was arrested and taken to the Carson City Juvenile Detention Center.
On the scene of the shooting, detectives identified two suspects who ran away before deputies arrived. Both were believed to be armed with handguns. Investigators also learned about 17 shots were fired and several cars were damaged by an escaping vehicle. The escaping car was found at Sherman Lane and Concord Drive. Detectives say they found multiple bags with marijuana and mushrooms inside.
A Sheriff’s Office Tactical Team found one of the suspects, a 17-year-old girl, at 4:10 a.m. on Sonoma Drive. They found the second suspect, a 15-year-old boy, around 6:40 a.m. on Winnie Lane. Both were arrested. Charges related to the two are pending.
Extra deputies and Juvenile Probation Officers have been assigned to schools in the Carson School District.
The investigation is ongoing. The Sheriff’s Office is asking for anyone with information to contact the Investigations Division at (775) 283-7856.
Original Story: Two teenagers were taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds in Carson City. The incident was reported at around 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the area of Carmine Street and Airport Road.
One of the victims was shot in the face and taken to Renown Medical in serious condition. The other was shot in the legs and their condition is unknown.
According to Carson City Sheriff, Ken Furlong, it all took place behind one of the local stores. However, both victims were found at different locations.
All of Carmine is closed, up to Concord.
The Sheriff’s Office has not identified a suspect but believe this is an isolated incident.
Investigators are interviewing witnesses and examining video evidence captured by some neighbors.
Due to the victim’s age, School Resource Officers were also on scene.
Furlong told KOLO8 News Now one of the victims is from Lyon County.
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