Shooting at SLT hotel ends in 1 arrest, no injuries

A South Lake Tahoe man is in custody after allegedly shooting a gun Sunday at the Tahoe Beach Retreat.

Timothy Althouse, 30, faces an assault with a firearm on a person. He has posted the $75,000 bail.

Timothy Althouse

The incident occurred Nov. 12 at about 2:40am just after a concert at the South Lake Tahoe hotel. Officers received multiple reports of a gun being fired.

According to officers, an employee of Beach Retreat followed the suspect to the parking lot of CVS, which is where officers located Althouse.

Officers said the targeted victim, who was not hit by gunfire, and the suspect know each other. What led to the altercation is not known. How many shots were fired has not been released. At this time it is not believed that anyone was hit.

Officers located a loaded .40-caliber semi-automatic handgun near where the suspect was contacted. The firearm was reported as missing to the Redding Police Department in 2015, according to authorities.

Anyone with information is asked to call the South Lake Tahoe Police Department at 530.542.6100, or to remain anonymous, Lake Tahoe Secret Witness at 530.541.6800.

— Lake Tahoe News staff report


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