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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 1999
NEWS FROM: Nevada Division of Investigation 99-50

NHP Trooper Shooting Suspect Apprehended

NDI officers make arrest of at-large shooting suspect

Nevada Division of Investigation officers, in cooperation with Reno Police Department detectives, arrested Jorge Trujillo today in Sparks shortly before 1:00pm. NDI and Reno Police officers were following leads generated by the investigation when NDI officers made the arrest.

Trujillo allegedly shot NHP Trooper Scott Swain on August 25 after Trooper Swain attempted to pull him over for speeding. One of the shots fired by the suspect hit Trooper Swain in the foot. After treatment at Washoe Medical Center after the shooting, Trooper Swain was released today.

If you have additional information on this case, please contact Reno Police Department Robbery/Homicide Unit at 775-334-2188.

Nevada Division of Investigations, a Division of the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety, assists local law enforcement jurisdictions in criminal investigations.

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