Robert Perea, The Fernley Reporter
The man killed in the Sept. 2 officer involved shooting in Silver Springs has been identified by the Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office as Robert Anderson, 43, of North Highlands, Calif.
Anderson was killed after an altercation with deputies who were responding to a pair of 911 calls reporting domestic battery.
According to the LCSO, deputies responded to the 3000 block of 2nd Street in Silver Springs at 6:48 p.m. Sept. 2. LCSO charges that the deputies who arrived were attacked by a man and shot him. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, while one deputy sustained minor injuries and was transported to the hospital.
No additional information on the case has been released. The case is being investigated by the Nevada Division of Investigations and the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Forensics team.