Man hospitalized after Ranchos shooting
August 21, 2015
Gardnerville, Nev. — The second shooting involving a domestic dispute in three days resulted in a man being hospitalized with life-threatening injuries on Tuesday night.
Douglas County authorities had not released the name of the man shot in the Gardnerville Ranchos as of Thursday afternoon.
On Thursday, Carson City Deputy Carl Howell was laid to rest after he was shot and killed while responding to a domestic battery call early Saturday morning.
Howell returned fire and was able to kill his assailant, before succumbing to his injuries. Thousands of Western Nevada residents attended Howell's funeral in Reno.
Tuesday's shooting was discovered after deputies responded to a shots fired call located at 706 Ann Way in the Carson Valley community.
Sheriff's Sgt. Pat Brooks said deputies responded to the same address earlier, at 8:20 p.m., for a fight involving four people.
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By the time deputies arrived, the reported aggressor in the fight had left the home.
The shooting occurred when the suspect in the earlier call returned to the home, where there was another altercation that ended in the man being shot once.
That man was taken to Renown Regional Medical Center by Care Flight helicopter.
The victim in the earlier battery, John Stalcup, 56, is a person of interest in the shooting.
Stalcup was treated and released from the Carson Valley Medical Center.
Brooks said no arrests have been made, the firearm has been recovered and the case is still under investigation.
On July 30, a Gardnerville Ranchos man was killed after he allegedly pointed weapons at the Douglas County Special Weapons and Tactics team.
Six deputies are on administrative leave after Mark Perkins, 48, was killed at his Monument Peak home.
According to court documents, an arrest warrant was issued for Perkins after he reportedly pointed a gun at his wife.
The Carson City Sheriff's Office is conducting the investigation into the shooting.
Prior to the July 30 shooting, it had been two years since a Gardnerville Ranchos resident died in connection with a shooting.
That occurred on Aug. 12, 2013, when a man shot his wife in the leg, and then turned the gun on himself. The woman survived.