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Several injured after shooting, crash in Lemmon Valley

Published: Nov. 27, 2021 at 3:14 PM PST|Updated: Nov. 27, 2021 at 5:56 PM PST
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -SATURDAY 5:50 P.M. UPDATE: Several people were injured after a Saturday afternoon shooting in Lemmon Valley, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said.

At least some injuries were due to gunfire, the sheriff’s office said. One of the vehicles that left the shooting scene at Lemmon Drive and Sky Vista Parkway was involved in a crash at Lemmon Drive and Military Road a short time later, the scene of a major traffic accident investigation. It’s not clear if any injuries were caused by the crash.

The shooting happened about 1:46 p.m. Two vehicles left the scene, one that was involved in the crash and the other that went to the sheriff’s office at 911 Parr Blvd.

“Multiple victims were transported to local hospitals,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement. “The condition of the subjects involved is not known.”

Anyone with information about this is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 775-328-3320 or can remain anonymous by calling Secret Witness at 775-322-4900 or go to http://www.secretwitness.com.

ORIGINAL STORY: There were shots fired near Lemmon Drive and Sky Vista Parkway about 1:46 p.m. on Saturday.

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office has investigators on scene but has no more information to immediately release.

Sgt. Jeff McCaskill said there is no threat to the public.

People should try to avoid the area if possible.

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