Abel Lopez-Lopez Killed by Sparks Police Department, Reno Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
500 Sparks Blvd
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Police said they received reports of a hostage situation around 7:30 p.m at the Park Vista Apartments. Police entered one of the apartment units around 8:55 p.m. and officers with Sparks and Reno police shot and killed a man inside, and a female hostage was released. Details as to what precipitated the killing were withheld by police.

Victim's Name: Abel Lopez-Lopez

Agency Responsible: Sparks Police Department, Reno Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 37

Race: Unknown race

Date of Death: February 13, 2020

County: Washoe

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unclear

Weapon: undetermined

Threat Level: undetermined

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5550

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