Update Saturday Morning:
Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong issued the following statement:
Last night’s incident appears to be isolated and not a result of the carnival, therefore the carnival will continue to operate as planned. There are no current threats to the public as a result of this incident. Sheriff’s Deputies are actively working on this investigation and there is an increased law enforcement presence in Carson City. Anyone with information is requested to call the Sheriff’s Office Dispatch number (775) 887-COPS(2677). A planned press release will be distributed around noon today.
9:50pm Stabbing at Mills Park Carnival. Three were reportedly stabbed. One is bleeding badly. Care Flight may be summoned to the area.
9:54pm Statement that one was wearing red shirt and shorts. One victim is in the field. Another is behind the bathroom. Roop and Williams and Saliman and Long are search areas.
9:58pm One hot spot (bathrooms) for injuries from another fight – one additional stabbing victim.
10pm Deputies trying to add up the number of stab victims.
10:01pm Two more ambulances are enroute.
Latest information: Before 10 p.m. Carson City Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of multiple people being stabbed at the carnival at Mills Park. The carnival is shut down until further notice. Sheriff’s Deputies setup a perimeter in the area, multiple suspects are being sought. One victim is in stable condition and two others are in critical condition. Anyone who knows who the assailants are or anyone with video of the incident or information is requested to call the Sheriff’s Office Dispatch number (775) 887-COPS (2677).