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August 13, 2012
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Suspect wanted for questioning in shooting

This story has been updated.

South Lake Tahoe police are looking for a man who may have been involved in a shooting that took place on Nevada Avenue on Friday evening.

Police responded to the 3100 block of Nevada Avenue for a report of gunshots being fired at 11:07 p.m. Upon arrival, they found a vehicle and a home that had damage from gunfire. According to Lt. David Stevenson, at least one person was inside the house at the time, but no injuries were reported. Witnesses stated that a black Dodge Charger and possibly a black SUV or truck were seen in the area.

Police located a handgun, a shotgun and the black Dodge Charger near the "Y" area, Stevenson said. They identified Agustin Bautista, 29, as a person of interest in the case. Bautista formerly lived in South Lake Tahoe and southern California, but may have recently moved back to South Lake Tahoe, Stevenson said.

Police are following up on additional leads. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the South Lake Tahoe Police Department at 542-6100 or Lake Tahoe Secret Witness at 541-6800.


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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Aug 14, 2012 02:27PM Published Aug 13, 2012 01:44PM Copyright 2012 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.