One man dead in officer involved shooting in Reno Neighborhood

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Updated: 2/25/2013 3:58 pm
Police have offered up more information on this case. According to their report, the officer involved shooting took place at 6:10 pm at 1401 Elizabeth Street in Reno. 

Officers were initially called to a report of a domestic disturbance, but when police arrived on scene shots were fired and one of the residents at the home was shot and killed. Police report that only one Reno Police Officer fired shots during the incident. No officers were injured.

The officer involved in the shooting has been placed on administrative leave for the duration of the investigation. 

Multiple agencies will be investigating the shooting in the coming weeks. Police say that to ensure fairness no further information will be released to the media until the investigation has been completed. 


(UPDATE 9:26PM) A man is dead after an officer involved shooting at a home at Hunter Lake Road and Elizabeth Street in Reno.  Reno police tell News 4 that they responded to a domestic dispute call this evening, and that a resident of that home has been shot and killed.  Police say that a man who lived at the home made a threat to an officer and that is when he was shot.  No one else was injured in this incident.  Police say they have received calls from this home before.  Sparks Police is heading this investigation.    News 4 will being you the latest details as they develop.
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Paladin - 2/25/2013 11:24 AM
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The domestic disturbance call is the most dangerous "routine" call an officer faces during his shift. They are rapidly evolving, everyone is amped up (victim and perpretrator) and when you get there, everyone turns on you! When they happen in the home, weapons are everywhere; home defense guns, knives (a big old 12" kitchen knife is way more dangerous than anoyone's pocket knife)and YES, baseball bats can be a deadly weapon and require the use of deadly force to stop the attack. I am glad the officer and hopefully the victim is OK.

Paskahousu - 2/24/2013 11:39 PM
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Hmmm... I wonder if this was the dude beating a family member with a baseball bat?

lindag - 2/24/2013 9:40 PM
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i have been the victim of domestic violence on hunter lake above on markridge---what a scary memory

vietnamvet25 - 2/24/2013 12:51 PM
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Until you have taken the training passed the exams and worked the beat do not judge if you haven't responded to a domestic call

Tom Bain - 2/24/2013 8:32 AM
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I sure would like to know the nature of the threat, was it a verbal threat ??
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