Suspect in Nevada shooting dies after
standoff with police
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[November 29, 2017]
A suspect died shortly after being taken into
police custody in Reno, Nevada late on Tuesday after opening fire from a
downtown apartment complex and holding a hostage, local media reported.
Police shot the unidentified suspect who died on the way to the hospital
after an hours-long standoff with authorities, local ABC affiliate KOLO
8 reported. No other injuries were reported.
Police cars are seen near the scene of a shooting in Reno, Nevada, in
this picture taken November 28, 2017 obtained by Reuters from social
media. Thomas J Riddle/via REUTERS
Police responded to downtown Reno on Tuesday evening to reports
of shots being fired for about 30 minutes from the Montage
apartment complex, the Reno Gazette Journal newspaper said.
The suspect was barricaded inside an apartment and held one
person hostage until police breached the unit and detained the
suspect, the newspaper reported.
The suspect and the hostage were involved in a relationship,
police told KOLO 8.
(Reporting by Dan Whitcomb, Steve Gorman and Brendan O'Brien;
Editing by Clarence Fernandez)
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