Home | National | Ex-boyfriend shots his girlfriend in the head and kills her father before shooting himself two days later when confronted by police

Ex-boyfriend shots his girlfriend in the head and kills her father before shooting himself two days later when confronted by police

By
Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font
  • Cassidy Perry has been released from hospital a week after being shot in the head by her
  • Ex-boyfriend Guy Perry, 52, was killed after being shot in the upper body
  • Michael Brentlinger, 22, escaped but shot himself in the head when confronted by police two days later

By Daily Mail Reporter and Associated Press Reporter

PUBLISHED: 22:14 EST, 5 January 2014 | UPDATED: 00:44 EST, 6 January 2014

0

View
comments

A 19-year-old woman shot and wounded by her ex-boyfriend last weekend was released from a Carson City, Nevada, hospital on Sunday.

Cassidy Perry, is doing well after being shot in the head, her 52-year-old father, Guy Perry, was killed after being shot in the upper body.

Her former boyfriend Michael Brentlinger is accused of forcing his way into her home at about 6 a.m. on December 28.

Cassidy Perry is recovering after being shot in the head, but her 52-year-old father Guy Perry was killed after being shot in the upper body

Cassidy Perry is recovering after being shot in the head, but her 52-year-old father Guy Perry was killed after being shot in the upper body

Brentlinger and Cassidy Perry were in a relationship and lived together until November
Michael Brentlinger, 22, shot himself with his stolen pistol in front of police officers in Manzanita Park in Reno, Nevada, last Monday

Michael Brentlinger, 22, shot himself with his stolen pistol in front of police officers in Manzanita Park in Reno, Nevada, last Monday. He and Cassidy had been in a relationship and had lived together until November

She called her father, who lived across the street, and he confronted Brentlinger.

Brentlinger, 22, shot Guy Perry twice before turning and shooting Cassidy.

Cassidy’s brother Kyle was awakened by the shots and fought with Brentlinger for control of the .45-caliber pistol. The pistol reportedly was stolen.

Two more shots were fired during the struggle, but Kyle wasn’t hit.

Brentlinger fired one more shot before fleeing. After more than 48 hours of searching, he was found in south Reno. When officers confronted him at Manzanita Park, he killed himself with the pistol.

Brentlinger and Cassidy Perry were in a relationship and lived together until November. She obtained a restraining order against him Dec. 5 after he was arrested on suspicion of trespassing on her property.

Cassidy Perry called for her father, who lived across the street, and he confronted Brentlinger before he was shot

Cassidy Perry called for her father, who lived across the street, and he confronted Brentlinger before he was shot

The Perry family are holding a fundraising event in February following the death of Guy Perry

The Perry family are holding a fundraising event in February following the death of Guy Perry

MOST WATCHED NEWS VIDEOS

MOST READ NEWS

 

 
 

Colorado News

Get the latest Colorado news, sports, weather, entertainment, business & political news and more from Colorado Newsday.
 
  • Email to a friend Email to a friend
  • Print version Print version
  • Plain text Plain text

Rate this article

0
 
 

Photo Galleries

PHOTOS: Plastic Surgery Celebrity Awkward family photos 
 
UPDATED: Faces of Meth PHOTOS: Celebrities all a-Twitter

More galleries ››

 
 
 
  1. Spoiled’ teen takes parents to court (1.00)

  2. Terms of Service (0)

  3. Colorado Newsday Privacy Policy (0)

  4. Kim Kardashian denied access to Vanity Fair party (0)

  5. Russian troops threaten to shoot Ukrainian soldiers in tense stand-off (0)

  6. Drunk tractor driver decapitates three people in head-on crash (0)

  7. Boxer vows to fight on – after 51st defeat in row (0)

  8. Forbes rich list names world’s youngest billionaires (0)

  9. Pregnant woman drives kids into ocean in Florida (0)

  10. Oprah Winfrey tells Lindsay Lohan to ‘cut the bull****’ in trailer for new reality show Lindsay (0)

  11. Denver Man Michael McGinley threatened to kill wife in phone call at DA’s office (0)

  12. Couple stole little girl's iPod in Aurora (0)

  13. Former director of Breckenridge Film Festival Dawna Foxx given 5 years for embezzling $300K (0)

  14. Knee injury to sideline Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan 6-8 weeks (0)

  15. Finding Nemo comes true! Researchers find young clownfish travel upto 400km when they are just a week (0)

  16. Missing men in Roswell wake up after car accident in field of donkeys with no memory (0)

  17. In it to win it! Flutist at world competition performs despite having a BUTTERFLY perch on top of her face (0)

  18. Missing American bacehlorette party turns up in California as storm-ravaged Cabo San Lucas braces for ANOTHER hurricane (0)

  19. Junkie Jihadi John? Expert claims slurred speech of ISIS executioner in beheading video of Brit hostage David Haines could have been down to drugs  (0)

  20. Severe respiratory illness confirmed in 12 states (0)

  21. Holding a rifle in high school: Chilling childhood photo of survivalist sniper who gunned down state trooper emerges as FBI put him on Most Wanted Fugitives list with a $100,000 reward (0)

  22. Is this the day Britain dies? Millions head to voting booths across Scotland as 170,000 Don't Knows hold key to separation (0)

  23. Nigeria college shooting leaves at least 15 dead (0)

  24. Doctor who wasn't supposed to be in the room for Joan Rivers' throat operation appeared in Celine Dion documentary (0)

  25. Teenage mother and partner 'murdered man from Craigslist' (0)

  26. Alex Salmond, the man determined to shatter the UK (0)

  27. James Brown's daughter Yamma says watching him beat mom led her to accept abuse (0)

  28. Scottish independence No campaigners 'projection bomb' famous landmarks (0)

  29. Children as young as 10 made treasure found near Stonehenge, historians believe (0)

  30. eBay hackers' attack alert as bidders redirected to malicious site (0)

  31. His last day of freedom: Footage of British hostage Alan Henning emerges showing him taking aid to Syria on Christmas Day (0)

  32. Mountain-top hotel where guests can stay for FREE (if they can get there!) (0)

  33. It's finally here! American man snaps up first iPhone 6 by reserving device online and choosing to pick it up in SYDNEY, beating out customers in general store queue... as hundreds of others wait to get theirs today (0)

  34. Billy the Kid looks cleaned up in latest picture to emerge of infamous outlaw (0)

  35. How university can turn your daughter into an ALCOHOLIC  (0)

  36. Prince William to step in for Kate Middleton after she cancels Malta tour (0)

  37. Candice Bergen to guest star in 'Battle Creek' (0)

  38. 'It was biblical': Puppy that went missing in New York turns up TWO YEARS later 1,000 miles away in Florida (0)

  39. Eerie photographs show New York's secret graveyard where warships and ferries languish just miles from Manhattan (0)

  40. Timothy Jones Jr, father who murdered his 5 children, thought they were going to 'kill him' (0)

  41. Teens survive Ford Bronco crash after one lights driver's ARMPIT hair on fire (0)

  42. Chrissy Teigen and John Legend celebrate first wedding anniversary in Paris (0)

  43. Man sues hospital after nurse 'forced him to have sex with her' (0)

  44. Hunt for mystery man seen with his arm around missing UVA student after police release new surveillance footage showing teen being followed as she stumbled through deserted mall  (0)

  45. Adrian Peterson's mother defends her NFL player son (0)

  46. Is the royal romance back on? Prince Harry enjoys secret Sex Tape date at the cinema with ex-girlfriend Cressida Bonas (0)

  47. Pope Francis warned on relaxing ban on remarried divorcees receiving Communion (0)

  48. Alex Salmond's bullies hit a blind man in the face - just for supporting the No campaign (0)

  49. Mat Franco crowned Season 9 winner of 'America's Got Talent' (0)

  50. Taylor Swift named People magazine's 'Best Dressed' celebrity (0)