Reno-area man shot by deputies addressing knife attack report

Monday, Feb. 5, 2018|9:58 a.m.

RENO– Authorities in Reno say 3 people are hospitalized, consisting of 2 people with knife injuries and a thought assailant who was shot by a minimum of one constable’s deputy.

Washoe County sheriff’s spokesman Bob Harmon informed the Reno Gazette Journal that a males and female were hospitalized with stab wounds after deputies responded about 11:20 p.m. Sunday to an address in the Lemmon Valley location.

Harmon didn’t right away react to messages from The Associated Press.

He informs the paper the incident escalated into a deputy-involved shooting that left the male suspect wounded by shooting.

Harmon says no deputies were injured.

Names of the suspect and the injured individuals were not immediately revealed.

Triggers police were leading the investigation under a regional procedure for officer-involved shootings.

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