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Shooting occurs during fight investigation
by Tribune Staff
Jul 22, 2012 | 1014 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
RENO — A Reno police officer is on administrative leave after a shooting that occurred Saturday afternoon.

Officers were investigating a fight involving a baseball bat at 3:40 p.m. in the 200 block of Mill Street and as they tried to make contact with one of the subjects involved, an officer-involved shooting occurred.

One person was taken to the hospital for what is believed to be non-life-threatening injuries, Reno police reported.

The involved officer has been placed on routine administrative leave.

The Regional Officer Involved Shooting Team, comprised of the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, Reno Police Department, Sparks Police Department and Washoe County District Attorney’s Office, is conducting an investigation into the shooting. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is the lead agency in the investigation.

Additional details will become available as the investigation continues.

No officers were injured during the incident.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 328-3320 or Secret Witness at 322-4900.

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