Sheriff's Office

PR #:
Date Issued:
Aug 05, 2023 - 12:09PM

For Immediate Release

Washoe County Sheriff's Office Investigating Sun Valley Shooting

For media inquiries contact:
Sgt. Kristin Vietti
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office: 775-328-6336
Cell: 775-895-0027

On August 5, 2023, at approximately 09:28 a.m., Washoe County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to the 5300 block of Woods Dr. in Sun Valley for a reported shooting.
When Deputies arrived on the scene, they located a female victim with a gunshot wound. That female was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are investigating this as an isolated incident, and there is no outstanding threat to the public.
Anyone with information about this ongoing investigation is asked to contact the Washoe County Sheriff's Office Detective Division at (775) 328-3320 or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900. Refer to case number: WC23-4036.

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to preserving a safe and secure community with professionalism, respect, integrity and the highest commitment to equality. Sheriff Darin Balaam is the 27th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County since the Office was created in 1861. The Washoe County Sheriff's Office strives to ensure public safety by building trust and creating partnerships within the diverse communities in which we serve. We will promote the dignity of all people supported by our words and actions through open communication while fostering an environment of professionalism, integrity and mutual respect.


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