Investigation Launched After Nevada Cop Sells Gun To Mentally Ill Man

Perhaps not the wisest thing to do


RENO, Nev., July 31 (UPI) — Police in Sparks, Nev., say they are investigating the sale of a firearm by a Reno police officer to a 19-year-old mentally ill man.

Reno Police Chief Steve Pitts asked the Sparks police to investigate the incident to determine whether any laws were broken, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported Friday.