Four juveniles arrested for Carson City shooting of two men

Published: Jan. 25, 2020 at 9:50 PM PST
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Jan. 26 4:50 p.m. update:

A fourth juvenile has been arrested, the Carson City Sheriff's Office reported. The juvenile will face charges similar to the other three, the sheriff's office said.

The sheriff's office does not believe there are any other suspects outstanding.

Jan. 26 3 p.m. update:

Three juveniles have been arrested in relation to two men being shot Saturday night in Carson City, the Carson City Sheriff’s Office said Sunday.

The charges against the juveniles, ages 13 to 16, include battery with intent to commit robbery, possession of a dangerous weapon by a prohibited person, battery causing substantial bodily harm and assault with a deadly weapon.

Two suspects are male and one is female. Two were from Carson City and one is from Douglas County.

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office was called to Carson Tahoe Medical Center about 7:44 p.m. Saturday after two men arrived with gunshot wounds. One person was treated there for head injuries and released. The other was taken by Care Flight to Renown Regional Medical Center and his condition Sunday was not available, the sheriff’s office said.

The sheriff’s office said the three met up with the victims to buy marijuana vaping oils when the shooting took place, the sheriff’s office said.

From Saturday night through Sunday afternoon three homes in Carson City have been secured by deputies and searched by detectives, the sheriff’s office said. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 775- 887-2677.

UPDATE 1/25/20 11:17 P.M.

The Carson City Sheriff's Office says further investigation revealed the two victims are adults in their early twenties.


The Carson City Sheriff's Office is investigating after two teenage boys showed up at the emergency room of Carson Tahoe Medical Center.

According to Sheriff Ken Furlong, deputies were called at 7:44 P.M. Saturday evening.

Neither have life-threatening injuries, but one boy was taken by Care Flight to Renown Medical Center in Reno.

Details are still under investigations, but it is being treated as a battery with a deadly weapon situation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Carson City Communications Division at 887-2677.

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