Boy, businesses and homes targets of BB gun shooters

 A 9-year-old Gardnerville Ranchos boy was one of the first victims of someone on a BB gun rampage who apparently also struck homes and businesses.
The boy's mother said he was hit around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday while he and his friend were walking near Meneley Elementary School near Mitch and Muir in the Ranchos.

That appeared to be the opening salvo as there were several reports of BB damage to homes and businesses between Tuesday and Friday.

The suspects are believed to be in dark SUV with Texas license plates. It also believed there are at least two people involved and they are shooting from the vehicle. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents to be aware of the incidents and keep a look out for any suspicious activity regarding a dark SUV with Texas plates.

Anyone with any information regarding this is urged to call Secret Witness at telephone number at 775-782-7463, 775-586-7295, or Investigator Edward Garren at 775-782-9907.

Reference case No. 21SO14852.

All other leads have been exhausted and the Sheriff's Office is are seeking the public’s assistance at this time.


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