Lyon sheriff investigating armed robbery, shooting |

Lyon sheriff investigating armed robbery, shooting

Nevada Appeal staff report

One man was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a possible armed robbery at the Wigwam Restaurant Casino on the 200 block of West Main Street in Fernley.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office received information about the possible robbery at 10:30 p.m. Thursday night.

When deputies arrived on scene they found one individual suffering multiple gunshot wounds, who was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The two male suspects wore masks and dressed in dark clothing, and were armed. The vehicle they left the scene in is described as a dark sedan.

Anyone who may have witnessed what happened Thursday night or has any information regarding this case is asked to call the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office at 775-463-6620, or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900 or their web site at A $2,000 award is being offered.