For Immediate Release
PR #:1900130
Date Issued:Dec 03, 2019 - 2:23pm

Washoe County Sheriff's Office investigating a homicide at Lazy 5 Regional Park

CASE #:WC19-6250
CONTACT:Mary-Sarah Kinner Government Affairs Liaison Washoe County Sheriff's Office Desk: 775-328-3006 Cell: 775-399-1759

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is looking for anyone with information regarding the homicide which occurred yesterday afternoon at Lazy 5 Regional Park.

At approximately 3:25 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019, deputies responded to the area of Lazy 5 Regional Park on reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, deputies found one male victim deceased on scene.  The cause of death and identity of the victim will be confirmed by the Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner.

Anyone who may have information and or can assist with this 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 #WC19-6250.

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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