At approximately 4:30pm Sunday, State Division of Investigations Officers took a fourth juvenile into custody related to the January 25 shooing in Carson City. The Carson City Sheriff’s Office has determined that no other suspects are being sought at this time. The fourth juvenile will be returned to Carson City, where he will be charged similarly to those already in custody.
At approximately 7:44pm Saturday evening, Carson City Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the Carson Tahoe Medical Center Emergency Department where two adult males had arrived with reported gunshot wounds. One victim was treated for an abdominal wound and transported by Care Flight to Renown Medical Center, and the second victim was treated for head injuries and released from Carson Tahoe Hospital care. The condition of the victim admitted to Renown is not immediately available.
Three juveniles, two males and one female, have been taken into custody related to the shooting. Of the three juveniles, ages 13-16 years, two were from Carson City and one from Douglas County. The juveniles were charged with Battery with intent to Commit Robbery, Possession of a Dangerous Weapon by a Prohibited Person, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Battery Causing Substantial Bodily Harm, and Conspiracy to Violate the Controlled Substance Act. All three were booked into the Carson City Juvenile Services division.
As of this notice to the community, it is alleged that the juveniles met with the victims in an act to purchase marijuana vaping oils and vaping cartridges when the shooting took place.
From Saturday night through Sunday afternoon, in addition to the arrests, three residences in Carson City have been secured by SWAT and Special Enforcement Teams and searched by Detectives. This investigation remains active at this time, therefore no further details are available.
Anyone with any information connected to the shooting is asked to contact the Carson City Communications Division at 887-2677.
Sheriff Ken Furlong
Eugene Nichols, 48
Sexual Assault on child under the age of 14 and lewdness with a child under the of 14
A Carson City man who was charged with sexual assault and lewdness with children under age 14 was found dead Thursday afternoon in Douglas County in what was described by authorities to be a self-inflicted wound that proved fatal.
Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said detectives went to Genoa and confirmed that the deceased male was Eugene Nichols.
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said a man shooting off a gun in the Genoa area prompted a number of citizen phone calls to Douglas County 9-1-1. Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies found Nichols’ lifeless body in the Genoa area after a brief search.
Two men in their early 20’s inside CTRMC getting emergency treatment for gunshot wounds. One was flown to Renown in Reno. Neither suffered life-threatening wounds accord to Sheriff Furlong.
7:45pm Two males in their 20’s showed up Saturday night at Carson Tahoe RMC’s Emergency Room – both suffering gunshot wounds.
9:28pm Details of the shooting are still being investigated. It may have been in the Woodside area but that’s being nailed down by investigators. Two young men in their early 20’s were shot – one receiving a minor wound and the other with a serious stomach wound which prompted a Care Flight trip to Renown in Reno. Circumstances of the confrontation that caused the shooting are still being investigated, according to Sheriff Ken Furlong. Charges of Battery with a Deadly Weapon are being considered.
10:32pm Sheriff Furlong reports that neither male suffered life threatening injuries.
10:38pm Sheriff Furlong also asks that anyone having information about the shooting incident, or who happened to be an eye witness to the incident should call the Carson City Sheriff’s Office at 775-887-2677l
2:41pm Traffic crash at Musser and Roop. 15 year old female hit her head on a window
7:56am – Report of traffic crash at the intersection of Goni and Hot Springs Road. There are injuries. Avoid the area. Emergency responders are enroute.
8:03am – Second ambulance is being sent to the scene due to extent of injuries.
7:30am – Auto collision on westbound William Street (Hwy 50) just a bit east of Saliman. No reports of injuries. CCSO on scene. Watch for auto parts on the pavement. At least one vehicle is off the pavement and in to a parking lot at Little Caesar’s.