Man killed in Fernley shooting

One man was killed and another injured in Fernley Thursday night in a shooting on East Newlands Drive.

Lyon County Sheriff deputies responded along with the Nevada Highway Patrol and North Lyon County Fire Protection District.

A LCSO spokesman said one individual who was pronounced dead at the scene, and another victim with gunshot injuries was transported to a local hospital.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office believes this is an isolated incident and poses no threat to the community.

Investigators are asking for anyone who may have any information regarding this case to please contact the

Sheriff’s Office at 775-463-6620 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900.


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