Sacramento police make to start with arrest in mass shooting that remaining six useless, a dozen wounded

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The Sacramento Law enforcement Division created the very first arrest on Monday associated to a mass taking pictures in the early hours of Sunday early morning that left six folks lifeless and 12 many others wounded. 

Dandrae Martin, 26, was arrested on Monday early morning and is struggling with prices of assault with a lethal weapon and illegal possession of a firearm by a felon. The Sacramento County District Attorney’s Business office will review proof and could file additional fees. 

Martin also has an energetic warrant out of Riverside County that was issued in 2015 for allegedly inflicting corporal injuries on a partner, according to court docket information. 

The Sacramento Law enforcement Section SWAT group has served research warrants at 3 residences and recovered at minimum a person handgun in the wake of the taking pictures. Sacramento Law enforcement Main Kathy Lester mentioned Sunday that a stolen handgun was also recovered at the scene. 

All-around 2:00 a.m. on Sunday early morning, several shooters opened fired in downtown Sacramento as people today flooded out of bars and restaurants. 

“We know that a large battle took spot just prior to the shooting and we have verified that there are several shooters,” Lester said at a push meeting. 


A few men and a few women of all ages had been killed by gunfire, while a dozen other people had been wounded and are currently being handled at spot hospitals. 

Johntaya Alexander, 21, pictured right, was identified as one of the six victims killed Sunday. Johntaya is pictured here with her father, who shared the photo.

Johntaya Alexander, 21, pictured proper, was discovered as a person of the 6 victims killed Sunday. Johntaya is pictured in this article with her father, who shared the photo.
(Family members Handout through KTVU)

The 6 deceased victims were being recognized on Monday as Johntaya Alexander, 21 Melinda Davis, 57 and Yamile Martinez-Andrade, 21 Sergio Harris, 38 Joshua Hoye-Lucchesi, 32 and Devazia Turner, 29. 

Investigators recovered more than 100 shell casings at the scene, which spans a number of metropolis blocks, and situated at minimum 3 structures and a few vehicles that have been hit by gunfire. 

Members of the general public have despatched in dozens of films and picture files, and police are encouraging individuals to post everything that could possibly can be applied as proof.

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It was the 2nd mass taking pictures this calendar year in Sacramento following a guy shot and killed his three daughters, a chaperone, and himself during a supervised visitation in a church in February.

The city also saw a 30% enhance in homicides last yr, according to law enforcement information. 

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