Reno Police: 17-year-old victim dies following shooting in Stead area

UPDATE: 2/15/17 - 6 p.m.

RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) -- A 17-year-old victim found with a gunshot wound late Tuesday night has died from his injuries, police have announced.

According to a statement from Sgt. KC Myers, officers responded to a report of shots fired in the Sierra Shadows Trailer Park, in the area of Stead Boulevard and Silver Lake Road, at about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14.

They learned the victim was at a nearby gas station. That individual was taken to Renown, where he succumbed to his injuries. Police say they will not identify him due to his age.

Detectives have determined that a fight inside the trailer park ended with gunfire. Myers said detectives don't know what led to the fight or the shooting, though they know several people were either involved or had witnessed the original fight.

Police said early Wednesday morning that a suspect had been identified, but was not in custody. Myers' statement early Wednesday evening did not include any suspect information.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Reno Police Detectives at 775-334-2188 or Secret Witness at 322-4900,, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword – SW.

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off