On Saturday at 3:40 a.m., a woman and man were walking north on South Center Street in the crosswalk when an eastbound vehicle on Stewart Street approached them at high speed, nearly striking them. A verbal confrontation ensued between the victims and the vehicle occupants when one occupant exited the vehicle and fired two shots towards the victims. The woman walker was struck with fragments from one of the bullets and sustained a non-life-threatening wound to her leg.
The suspects fled in the area in a red-colored Ford Explorer. The suspect is described as a white male adult, about 5-feet 11-inches to 6-feet 1-inch tall with a skinny build and blond hair. He was wearing dark-colored baggy pants and a dark T-shirt.
The Reno Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects. Anyone having information relating to this crime, the suspect vehicle or the suspects should contact Reno police at 334-2188, or Secret Witness at 322-4900, report online www.secretwitness.com or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword “SW.”