Deputies investigate Topaz Ranch Estates double shooting |

Deputies investigate Topaz Ranch Estates double shooting

Staff Reports

A man and woman are hospitalized with gunshot wounds after a double shooting in Topaz Ranch Estates on Monday evening.

At 6:46 pm the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a call from 1205 Slate Road in Topaz Ranch Estates in southern Douglas County for two victims with gunshot wounds.

Upon arrival, deputies found Michael Dixon, 50, with a life threatening gunshot wound. He was transported by air ambulance, but was pronounced deceased shortly after leaving the scene, according to Sgt. Bernadette Smith of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

A second victim, Cathy Clark, 60, was also located with a serious gunshot wound. She was transported to Renown in Reno.

Both were residents of the Slate Road property. Their relationship is still being determined.

The investigation is continuing.