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July 11, 2013
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Deputies seek man in TRE shooting

Douglas County deputies are seeking a suspect in a shooting reported 2:15 p.m. today in Topaz Ranch Estates.

Gary “Buck” Wilson allegedly fired a shotgun at the victim in the case, who received a nonlife threatening shoulder wound.

According to the sheriff’s office, Wilson is 44 and drives a red Geo without a top.

Wilson is described as 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weighing 180 pounds, with shoulder-length hair. He was last seen wearing jeans and no shirt.

He reportedly pulled the victim out of his vehicle and shot him.

“Wilson is currently at large and should be considered armed and dangerous,” according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Washoe County RAVEN helicopter is in southern Douglas County to help deputies look for Wilson.

Residents in the T.R.E. are asked to secure their homes and notify the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office if they encounter the suspect or have any information to assist. Deputies are currently in the Topaz Ranch Estates area actively searching for Wilson.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Wilson is asked to call DCSO Dispatch at 775-782-5126.

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jul 11, 2013 09:21PM Published Jul 11, 2013 06:11PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.