Killed – Jason Richard Thrift (Gardnerville, NV)

Jason Richard Thrift

On December 2, 2013 at 1120 am, The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shots fired call in the 1300 block of Toler Lane, in Gardnerville, NV. The victim has been pronounced dead and currently one person is in custody.

The victim has been identified as 33 year old Jason Richard Thrift of Gardnerville, NV. Initial reports are that Thrift and the suspect, Nicole Followill, had been involved in a dispute. Followill produced a handgun and shot Thrift one time.

Jason Richard Thrift, 33, and roommate Nicole Followill, 29, were involved in a dispute at about 11:20 a.m., with one of them apparently moving out.

During the argument, Followill allegedly produced a handgun and shot Thrift once, killing him, according to Sheriff’s Spokesman Sgt. Pat Brooks.

Followill is being held on an open murder charge after the shooting, the second fatal Carson Valley shooting in 11 days.


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