Arrest made in murder case

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office detectives charged Billy Orth, 29, of Sun Valley, with open murder in the shooting of a man on February 11, 2023. At approximately 7:00 p.m. on the evening of February 11, 2023, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to the 4600 block of E. Leonesio Drive for a reported shooting. When Deputies arrived on the scene, they located a man with a gunshot wound. That man was transported to a regional hospital and later pronounced deceased. Detectives arrived on the scene a short time later and determined that the victim lived in the same residence as Orth.