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January 12, 2021 at 4:56 pm

Attempted Murder

On January 12th, 2021, at approximately 5:44pm three Bail Enforcement Agents (BEA) attempted to take 19 year old Vincent REYNOLDS into custody for bail revocation at 2201 Glendale Avenue in Sparks.  REYNOLDS had been sentenced on January 7th, 2021, to 3-7 years for shooting another man in Reno.  The sentencing was an out of custody video sentencing and he was ordered to turn himself in the following day.  REYNOLDS failed to turn himself in and the Bail Enforcement Agents attmepted to take him into custody when they learned of his whereabouts today.

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REYNOLDS ran when confronted by the BEA and he was tased.  REYNOLDS had a gun and was able to turn and shoot one of the BEA Agents multiple times before he was subdued and placed in handcuffs.  The Agent is currently in stable condition and awaiting surgery.  REYNOLDS was arrested for Attempted Murder with a Deadly Weapon, Battery with a Deadly Weapon, Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Possession of a Stolen Firearm and booked into the Washoe County Jail. 

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