Reno Shooting: Two Dead, Including Shooter
Before committing suicide by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a shooter injured two and killed one other person on Tuesday in a building adjacent to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nev.
The shooting took place around 2 p.m. on the third floor of the Neurology office in the Center for Advanced Medicine and Neurology of Nevada.
According to CNN, ophthalmic technician Kat Raco works on the second floor and “…heard at least two large booms and then the sound of scampering feet above her.”
Police arrived instantly blocking off three blocks near the medical building.
— Nevada Medicine (@NevadaMedicine) December 17, 2013
Law enforcement ordered those inside to to lock the doors to prevent anyone else from entering in. Everyone was then escorted off the second floor into the parking garage.
Following the shooting, the medical center posted a notice on its website informing everyone that “operations had returned to normal at the main hospital but police were still investigating the shooting in an office building on the northeast corner of the campus.”
As of right now there are over a dozen witnesses to interview, so police have yet to determine the motive behind the attack.
One of the wounded victims is a female doctor but no other information has been released.
Gov. Brian Sandoval went on Twitter to send his condolences.
Kathleen & I send our thoughts and prayers to those affected by today’s tragedy @renownhealth. My staff and I are monitoring the situation.
— Governor Sandoval (@GovSandoval) December 17, 2013