SPD dispatch received a call from a citizen, reporting that a property owner located unwanted subjects in a vacant residence on H street. The property owner reportedly entered the vacant residence, confronted two subjects and a shooting occurred. As officers were responding, another citizen called to report that a female, Janai Wilson, had been shot and she was located in the 900 block of I Street.
Patrol officers arrived at the residence on H Street and made contact with the female on I street. The incidents were found to be related as the female reported she had been inside 1032 H Street when she was shot. She was transported to Renown Medical Center with non-fatal injuries.
The officers that arrived on H Street made contact with the property owner and confirmed he had confronted subjects inside the residence and a shooting occurred. The officers entered the residence and located a male subject, Cody Deviine, in the residence that was deceased from what appeared to be gunshot wounds.
The Sparks Police Department detective division was called and is conducting an investigation into the incident. At this time, the names of the involved parties are being withheld until the next of kin of the victims can be notified.
SPD has received information that threats have been made to a citizen and business owner, Anthony Burgarello, the owner of Burgs Bar on Victiorian in Sparks. Anthony Burgarello has no involvement in this incident.
The investigation continues and there are no further details available at this time.