On July 28th, 2022, at approximately 8:34pm, Sparks Police Officers responded to a call of someone shooting at a car at 2895 N. McCarran Blvd. Officers responding to the scene located a vehicle with a male driver deceased in the vehicle. Detectives were called out to the scene to investigate. The investigation is in its initial stages.
The Sparks Police Department is asking that anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have any information about this incident to contact the Sparks Police Detectives at 353-2225 or Secret Witness at 322-4900.
Detectives have continued to investigate the Homicide and are asking for the community’s assistance in locating two (2) persons of interest.
The victim, who was found in a white Tesla sedan, was identified as 21-year-old Hasaan Renteria a resident of Sparks, Nevada.
Detectives have identified the below listed subjects as persons of interest:
Woodard, Jovon - a 21-year-old black male adult, 5’10” 160lbs, California resident
Banks, T’Maureyai - a 21-year-old black female adult, 5’8” 170lbs, Reno resident
Detectives have also identified the suspect vehicle, believed to be occupied by the above listed persons during the Homicide.
The vehicle was identified as a white 2017 Ford Edge with Nevada license plates.
The vehicle was observed leaving the scene with a shattered rear driver side window. The vehicle was in the Sparks and Reno area, just after the incident and was observed in California, in the Sacramento, Fairfield, and Vallejo areas, before it was located on in Berkeley, California near the intersection of Chaucer St. and Curtis St.
Detectives are asking for the community’s assistance with information as to the current location of Woodard and Banks.
Furthermore, Detectives believe that there may be additional witnesses to the shooting, who have not been contacted by Sparks Police. If there is anyone who witnessed the shooting or has information about the Homicide, is encouraged to contact Sparks Police Detectives at (775) 353-2225.
Additionally, if anyone has information related to the Homicide, is also encouraged to contact Secret Witness, who recently increased the reward to $5000, at (775) 322-4900 or online.
The pictures of the persons of interest and the vehicle are attached.