DCSO Investigating Trespassing and Death

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Trespassing and Death
Posted on 05/04/2021
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Trespassing and Death

*UPDATE* Decedent Identified

Wellington, NV- The decedent involved in the incident which occurred on May 04, 2021, has been identified as David Francis.

On May 04, 2021 the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO), responded to the area of Topaz Ranch Road, Wellington, Nevada for a subject reporting they had shot a subject who entered their residence without permission. The homeowner shot the subject and the subject succumbed to his injuries on scene. This investigation is currently open, more information will be released at a later time.

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Minden, NV- The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of trespassing and a man shot in a Topaz Ranch Estates home in Wellington, Nevada around 5:55 a.m. on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

At 6:45 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office pronounced the death of the man who had been shot.

DCSO is currently investigating the incident in the 1500 block of Topaz Ranch Road, Wellington, Nevada.  There is no threat to our community at this time and all involved parties have been identified.  This is currently an ongoing investigation.

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