The Latest (4/4/22):
Sacramento police have announced an arrest connected with the shooting that killed six people and wounded a dozen others in the heart of California’s capital city as multiple shooters fired more than 100 rounds and people ran for their lives.
Police said Dandre Martin, 26, was on booked Monday as a “related suspect” on assault and illegal firearms charges.
Detectives and SWAT team members found one handgun during searches of three homes in the area.
The arrest came as the six victims killed were identified Monday in the shooting that occurred Sunday around 2 a.m. as bars were closing and patrons filled the streets near the state Capitol.
Original Story (4/3/22):
SACRAMENTO, Calif (AP) — Police in California are searching for at least one suspect in connection with a mass shooting early Sunday in downtown Sacramento that claimed six lives and left 10 other people injured.
Sacramento Police Chief Kathy Lester said at a news conference that police were patrolling the area at about 2 a.m. when they heard gunfire.
When they arrived at the scene, they found a large crowd gathered on the street and six people dead.
Another 10 either took themselves or were transported to hospitals.
Shortly after the shooting, video was posted on Twitter that showed people running through the street amid the sound of rapid gunfire.