Man in Custody After Firing Nearly 100 Shots from Motel 6 Balcon - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video

Man in Custody After Firing Nearly 100 Shots from Motel 6 Balcony

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A man was arrested Thursday morning after police say he fire nearly 100 shots from his Motel 6 balcony in Sparks. Police say the received multiple 911 calls around 4 a.m. Thursday from the motel on Victorian Avenue. 

Police say when they got there the 34-year-old man continued to fire several rounds into the parking lot. Police say they tried to negotiate with the man but attempts failed and the man continued to fire. Police say they fired one round into the room while the suspect was reloading, but the suspect was not hit. Police say that shot caused the suspect to surrender to police.

The unidentified suspect was taken to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno for evaluation and treatment of minor cuts from broken glass.

Police plan to hold a press conference at Sparks Police Headquarters Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. Channel 2 News will have a crew there and will bring you the latest information tonight on Channel 2 News at 5, 6:30 and 11.

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