Bodycam Footage of Reno Police Shooting Emmanuel Flores-Saldana

Bodycam Footage of Reno Police Shooting Emmanuel Flores-Saldana

The Reno Police Department has released body-cam footage of the officer involved shooting at the Riverwalk at Sierra Street that occurred last month.

Reno Police say they received a report of a subject armed with a gun at around 7:22 a.m. on Thursday, December 22, 2022.

Additional calls were received by Reno Police saying the subject was carrying multiple firearms and firing shots.

Officers near the area as well as three bailiffs from the Reno Justice Court responded to the area of the shooting.

When first responders located the subject, later identified as Emmanuel Flores-Saldana. Reno Police say the bailiff’s fired at Flores-Saldana who then fell to the ground.

While officers attempted to arrest Flores-Saldana, Reno Police say he got up and ran.

While attempting to flee, Reno Police officers shot Flores-Saldana incapacitating him as they believed he was still armed and posed an active threat.

It was later determined that Flores-Saldana was armed with an AR-15 and 12-gauge shotgun and fired 17 rounds.

The guns are believed to have been stolen in a commercial burglary.

Sparks Police are investigating the shooting and all officers involved were placed on administrative leave pending the investigation.