Victims from yesterday’s shooting discharged or transferred

CARSON CITY SHERIFF’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE

CARSON CITY — Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong announced today, that Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare through discharge or transfer no longer has any patients within the facility concerning yesterday’s incident.

Four patients are at Renown Regional Medical Center including the patient who was transferred today from Carson Tahoe.

All activities are being coordinated through a joint effort of the agencies and hospitals involved. This effort is to ensure that all parties are adhering to family requests and compliance with the hospitals’ regulation of HIPAA requirements.

Event Summary – A lone gunman entered the IHOP restaurant just before 9 a.m. yesterday and began shooting.  His shooting spree continued into the restaurant’s parking lot, culminating in him turning the gun on himself.  A total of eleven victims were shot; 5 were from the Nevada National Guard and 6 were civilians.  At this time, four victims are confirmed dead (three of them Nevada National Guardsmen); the shooter has also died.

The shooter has been identified as Eduardo Sencion, a.k.a Eduardo Perez-Gonzalez, age 32.  Sencion was born on July 22, 1979 in Mexico and is a U.S. citizen.  He has no prior criminal history.  His family has indicated that he has a history of mental illness.

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