Man killed in Douglas County officer-involved shooting identified as 77-year-old man
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) —
The man killed in an officer-involved shooting in northern Douglas County on Saturday, May 19, has been identified.
It happened about 9:30 p.m. when deputies responded to a domestic dispute involving a gun on Shadow Lane.
According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, 77-year-old Jimmy Alan Moss of Yerington made threats to “kill the police” so deputies attempted to have Moss exit the residence.
Moss exited the garage in a vehicle at a high rate of speed and struck a deputy.
Deputies fired their weapons at Moss as he struck one deputy with his vehicle.
Moss was pronounced dead at the scene.
One deputy was injured and transported to Carson Valley Medical Center. He was released from the hospital and is undergoing treatment for multiple injuries.
Carson City Sheriff’s Office and Nevada Division of Investigation are conducting the investigation.
One Sergeant and three deputy sheriffs have been placed on administrative leave, in accordance with department policy.
The investigation is continuing.