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Reno Police Arrest Suspect in Armed Home Robbery and Burglary

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Reno Police have a man behind bars charged with robbing Reno homeowners at gunpoint, firing a weapon and burglarizing their home. 

Officers responded to reports of a residential armed burglary on May 16. The victims report knowing the suspect, identified as John Gordon Jackson. They say he entered their Reno home through an open window, confronted them at gunpoint. The suspect proceeded to demand items from the home, pointed a gun at the residents and threatened to kill the residents. 

Police say Jackson fired the weapon inside of the home striking a window after a victim attempted to tackle him. After robbing the home Jackson stole the resident's car and took off. Police say there were no injuries. 

Police say the stolen car was abandoned near the home, and Jackson proceeded to run on foot. 

John Jackson was later located in Reno.

John Gordon Jackson is charged with Burglary, 2 counts of Armed Robbery, 5 counts of Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Child Abuse/Neglect, Felony Domestic Battery, Ex Felon possession of a firearm, Discharging weapon within structure, Burglary, 2 counts of Armed Robbery, 5 counts of Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Child Abuse/Neglect, Felony Domestic Battery, Ex Felon possession of a firearm, Discharging weapon within structure. 

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