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Reno Police Arrest Sparks Men In Fatal Shooting Case

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Richard Silva Richard Silva

Reno Police say they have arrested two Sparks men in connection with a fatal shooting near Parkview Street and Mazzone Avenue near Neil Road earlier this month.

Police say based on the subsequent investigation 18-year-old Yiovannie Guzman and 26-year-old Richard Silva were arrested for murder with the use of a deadly weapon. 

Police say they both confessed to their individual roles during the murder which they had jointly planned in advance. 

Silva was the victim’s brother-in-law from her estranged marriage while Guzman is Silva’s cousin. 

The remainder of Silva and Guzman’s families are continuing to cooperate with law enforcement.

Responding officers day they the victim, 26-year-old, Luz Linares shot dead inside of a running vehicle at the intersection.

If you have any information that can help authorities, call Secret Witness at 775-322-4900, or text your tip to 847411. Your information will remain anonymous. A $2,500 reward is being offered. 

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