Police Pursuit on Wedekind Causes Road Closure
Traffic is blocked on Wedekind from Sullivan to Sutro. Washoe County Sheriff's Office says a vehicle failed to yield to one of their deputies on Wednesday afternoon.
The Washoe County Sheriff's Office has identified the suspect as 34-year-old Eugenio Enrique Corona.
Washoe County Sheriff's Office says a vehicle failed to yield to one of their deputies on Wednesday afternoon.
The Sheriff's Office says the incident began in the area of McCarran and Wedekind at around 3 pm on Wednesday, January, 18.
Authorities say K9 deputies and the US Marshall Service were attempting to apprehend a wanted fugitive.
Police say they attempted a traffic stop when the person fled from the traffic stop.
Officers say there was a short pursuit that ended in the area of Wedekind and Sutro with several shots being fired in the area of Wedekind and El Rancho.
Officers say they have a person in custody.
Police say that there was a weapon recovered in the area, but they are unsure if there are additional weapons and if anyone locates anything to contact police.
Officers say they are going door-to-door in the area to ensure that there are no victims.
The road is closed on Wedekind between Lund and McCarran.