Reno Police investigate homicide on Wedekind Road

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UPDATE 7/18/16

Police are looking for a black 4 door pickup truck with chrome or silver rims, possibly occupied by 2 or more men described by police as African American. The vehicle was seen in the area of the homicide on Wedekind Road early Saturday morning.

The victim in this case has been identified as 40-year-old Roger Ratliff.

Anyone having information pertaining to this incident is encouraged to call the RPD Detective Division (775) 334-2188 or Secret Witness (775)322-4900. Tips can also be sent via text to TIP411 key word SW

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Police report that they are investigating homicide that occurred just after midnight on July 16, in the area of Wedekind Road and Clear Acre Lane.

Officers responded to several 911 calls of shots fired, and located a 40-year-old man laying on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Renown, but did not survive.

The victim's identify is being withheld until officers can notify next of kin.

The case is being investigated by the Robbery Homicide Unit and the Regional Gang Unit.

Anyone having information pertaining to this incident is encouraged to call the RPD Detective Division (775) 334-2188 or Secret Witness (775)322-4900. Tips can also be sent via text to TIP411 key word SW.

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