Carson City suspect arrested in homicide
Jonathon “Johnny” Ortiz, 16, of Carson City, was arrested Friday night in connection with the May shooting death of Joseph Jarratt in Dayton, according to a press release from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.
Based on a tip that Ortiz was in the Carson City area, deputies were able to establish his location, the release said. At approximately 11:30 p.m. he was arrested after a brief foot pursuit, and booked into the Carson City Detention Center.
On May 7, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shots fired call in the shopping center parking lot on Pine Cone Road in Dayton. Arriving deputies found Jarratt with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced deceased on the scene.
Other arrests that have been made in connection with Jarratt’s death include: Tieler Ash Frayo, 17 of Dayton; Malik Amir Avila, 17 of Gardnerville; Jordan Andrus, 17 of Carson City; and Kane Wallace, 17 of Carson City. These four suspects are currently held in the Lyon County Detention Center.
All suspects in this case have now been arrested.
Anyone who may have information regarding this case is asked to call the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office (case number 18LY02021) at 775-463-6620 or call Secret Witness at 775-322-4900.