Friend shoots friend on eve of Independence Day :RPD - Local News - Reno, NV - msnbc.com Reno, Nev. On the eve of Independence day, two friends planned meet up led to one friend's surprising arrival and shooting death. On July 3, Reno police responded to reports of battery with adeadly weapon involving a firearm, they say. But, afterititial investigations they say that the men involved in the incident were friends who were suppose to meet-up --and upon planned arrival one friend startled the other friend, who then fired one round from an undescribed weapon causing the friend to die, police report. RPD could provide no further details at this time. The case is still underinvestigation and the names of those involved are being withheld atthis time. Anyone with moreinformation is asked to call the RPD Detective Division at 334-2115or Secret Witness at 322-4900.