Nevada Grand Jury Indicts Immigrant In 4 Fatal Shootings
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a Salvadoran immigrant on murder charges in the killing of four northern Nevadans in January.
The Washoe County grand jury handed up the indictment in Reno late Wednesday for 20-year-old Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman.
He's accused of fatally shooting an elderly Reno couple and two women in neighboring Douglas County during a week-long robbery spree in January.
The district attorneys for Washoe and Douglas counties scheduled a news conference for 11 a.m. Thursday to provide an update on the case, including their decision on whether to seek the death penalty.
The case has drawn the attention of President Donald Trump, who says it shows the need for his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Federal officials say Martinez-Guzman is in the United States illegally but they don't know how or when he got here.