Two in custody on suspicion of shooting toward a Carson City deputy

Photograph by Brad Horn/Nevada Appeal Carson City Sheriff Kenny Furlong questions suspects that were pulled over after entering the Comstock Mobile Home Park less than a minute after a car carrying four males that shot toward Carson City Sheriff's Dep. Gary Underhill tried to evade police in the 2600 block of College Parkway on Saturday evening.

Photograph by Brad Horn/Nevada Appeal Carson City Sheriff Kenny Furlong questions suspects that were pulled over after entering the Comstock Mobile Home Park less than a minute after a car carrying four males that shot toward Carson City Sheriff's Dep. Gary Underhill tried to evade police in the 2600 block of College Parkway on Saturday evening.

Two Hispanic men are in custody and deputies are searching for two others after a car pulled alongside a patrol vehicle and one of its occupants shot toward a Carson City deputy late Saturday evening, according to Sheriff Ken Furlong.

Furlong said the deputy targeted was running radar at College Parkway just before 11 p.m. Saturday as a vehicle containing four people approached from the east. Someone inside the vehicle pointed a gun out of the car window and fired at the deputy, Furlong said.

The deputy, Gary Underhill, was not hurt as a result of the incident.

The suspect vehicle was located and Paul Perez, 22, was taken into custody by deputies. Furlong said Perez is a member of a well-known Hispanic street gang.

The second man arrested, Abel Rivera, 34, is also a gang member, Furlong said.

Both suspects are from Carson City.

Several other gang members found in the area at the time - near the 2600 block of College Parkway - were also taken into department custody, though their names weren't available as of early Sunday morning, Furlong added.

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