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Police investigating a homicide

By ThisIsReno

On August 29, 2014 at about 1:25 a.m., Officers with the Reno Police Department responded to the 500 block of S. Virginia Street on a report of a fight with one subject injured. Officers located a 48 year old male on the ground suffering from a stab wound to his torso. First aid was provided by the Officers as well as paramedics. The male was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Witnesses were able to provide a description of the outstanding male suspect who fled the scene on a BMX bicycle and the investigation in on-going at this time.

Suspect: Black Male mid 20’s to early 30’s, 5-8 to 5-11, 150 to 180 lbs, braided black hair

Decedent: Richard LeBarron 48 year old Reno resident

Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect(s) should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2115, Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword – SW.


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