Reno, Nevada

From Reno’s of September 10, 2007

Police: Man Shot During Burglary; Man Kills Suspect with Gun

A man is in the hospital after being shot during a burglary Monday afternoon at his south Reno home.

The incident happened just before 1:45pm on Britney Avenue in southwest Reno behind Walmart.

Police say a resident came home from the grocery store to find a suspect burglarizing his home. Both ended up fighting over a gun.

The unidentified resident was shot. He suffered non-life threatening injuries.

But police say he then managed to get the gun away from the suspect and fatally shot him.

The resident is currently recovering at Renown Regional Medical Center.

An investigation is underway.


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