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26-year-old arrested in connection with Sacramento mass shooting, police chief says

Sacramento police have arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with Sunday’s deadly mass shooting, the city police chief has confirmed. Dandre Martin was taken into custody and charged with assault with a firearm and was a banned person with a firearm, Police Chief Kathy Lester told KCRA 3 Chief Ty Steele in an exclusive interview Monday morning. “Right now, this is really the only thing I can share with him,” he said. “As you know, this is a complex investigation and we are looking for many suspects and so we are currently working to determine what his role was on the night of the shooting.” Sacramento Police SWAT members and detectives also issued search warrants at three homes in the area. At least one pistol was found, police said. | VIDEO BELOW Sacramento Police Chief Kathy Lester gives an update on the shooting investigation. Six people were killed and 12 others injured in gunfire that erupted in the early hours of Sunday after a fierce battle in the city center, Leicester said. He said several gunmen are believed to have been involved in the violence and a stolen weapon was found from the scene. Leicester said Monday that police now know that at least three buildings and three cars were hit by gunfire and more than 100 bullet casings were retrieved from the scene. “So we know there were a lot of shootings that night and hence the complexity of the investigation,” Lester said. He said police were still searching for several gunmen. The Sacramento County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the three men and three women killed Monday as: Johntaya Alexander, 21Melinda Davis, 57 Sergio Harris, 38Joshua Hoye-Lucchesi, 32 Yamile Martinez-Andrade, 21Devazia Turner, 29 investigators said Sunday. that 29-year-old Lester had hundreds of evidence as well as footage from a police camera on 10th Street and K Street that recorded video. “Gun violence is truly a crisis in our community and has increased not only here in Sacramento but across the nation,” Lester said. President Joe Biden and California state and local leaders also condemned the shooting. Leicester said on Monday that they were “really proud of our team”. “They have been working on it non-stop since the shooting,” he said. Asked if the community was safe with potential freelance shooters, Leicester said she thought that was the case. “But obviously, we have to arrest the people who were responsible for this horrible act,” he said. | ABOUT Video: 76 shots in 54 seconds during Sacramento mass shootings

Sacramento police have arrested a 26-year-old in connection with The deadly mass shooting on Sundayconfirmed the city police chief.

Dandre Martin was taken into custody and charged with assault with a firearm and being a banned person with a firearm, Police Chief Kathy Lester told KCRA 3’s Ty Steele in an exclusive interview Monday morning.

“Right now this is really the only thing we can share about him,” he said. “As you know, this is a complex investigation and we are looking for many suspects and so we are currently working to determine what his role was on the night of the shootings.”

Sacramento police members and SWAT detectives also issued search warrants at three homes in the area. At least one pistol was found, according to police.

| BELOW VIDEO | Sacramento Police Chief Kathy Lester gives an update on the shooting investigation.

Six people were killed and 12 others injured in gunfire that erupted in the early hours of Sunday after a fierce battle in the city center, Lester said. He said several gunmen were believed to have been involved in the violence and a stolen pistol was pulled from the scene.

Leicester said Monday that police now know that at least three buildings and three cars were hit by gunfire and more than 100 bullet casings were found at the scene.

“So we know there were a lot of shootings that night and hence the complexity of the investigation,” Lester said.

He said police were still searching for several gunmen.

The forensic office in Sacramento County has been identified the three men and three women killed Monday as:

  • Johntaya Alexander, 21
  • Melinda Davis, 57
  • Sergio Harris, 38
  • Joshua Hoye-Lucchesi, 32
  • Yamile Martinez-Andrade, 21
  • Devazia Turner, 29

Leicester said Sunday that investigators were examining hundreds of pieces of evidence as well as footage from a police camera on 10th Street and K Street that recorded video.

“Gun violence is really a crisis in our community and it has increased not only here in Sacramento but across the nation,” Lester said.

President Joe Biden and California state and local leaders also condemned the shootings.

Leicester said Monday they were “really proud of our team”.

“They have been working on it non-stop since the shooting,” he said.

Asked if the community was safe with potential freelance shooters, Leicester said she believed this was the case.

“But obviously, we have to arrest the people who were responsible for this horrible act,” he said.

| ABOUT Video: 76 shots in 54 seconds during Sacramento mass shootings

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