UPDATE - 10:43AM - Reno Police have identified the suspect as 37-year-old Eric Dale. Officers had already contacted the suspect for an unrelated issue, which ended in a brief struggle and arrest for Resisting an Officer. During the course of the investigation, we learned the suspect had approached the victim while he was in his vehicle exiting the parking lot. The suspect then, unprovoked, fired at least four shots from a handgun through the passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle, hitting him twice.
Dale was arrested for Attempted Murder and Ex Felon Possession of a Firearm. The gun and extra ammunition was located at the scene.
RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) –Reno Police arrested a man responsible for shooting another man twice in at the intersection of Atlantis Driveway and S. Virginia Street late last night.
Police say that they responded to the intersection around 11 p.m. on the reports of a man acting strangely and after speaking to the man, they received a call about a man found shot in front of Atlantis. According to Reno Police, the victim was shot in the head and arm, but managed to drive himself to the valet area in front of the Casino for help. REMSA arrived on scene and transported the victim to the hospital. The victim had non-life threatening injuries and was speaking to police on scene. After the victim was shot, he went to Atlantis Casino Resort Spa for medical assistance.
Police eventually found out that the man they spoke to earlier in the parking garage was allegedly responsible for the shooting, and they arrested him. Police have not identified the victim or the suspect in the shooting.