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18-year-old man arrested for double shooting in Reno

Posted at 4:44 PM, Jan 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-13 19:44:46-05

Reno police have arrested an 18-year-old suspect in a double shooting south of downtown that left one person dead and another in critical condition.

Police say Will Mendoza-Paniagua was booked into the Washoe County Jail early Monday on suspicion of open murder and attempted murder.

Police say they responded to a report of a shooting near Moana and South Virginia Street at about 2:20 a.m. Sunday.

They and found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds in a parking lot. One later died at a local hospital. The other remains in critical condition. Mendoza-Paniagua was being held in the county jail Monday without bail.