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2nd arrest made in downtown Sacramento mass shooting; Suspect seen on video with gun

A second man has been arrested in connection with a deadly mass shooting early Sunday morning that killed six people and injured 12 others, according to the Sacramento Police Department. Leer en españolThe second suspect was identified as 27-year-old Smiley Martin, who was arrested on Tuesday on charges including possession of a firearm by a banned person and possession of a machine gun. He had posted a live video on Facebook of himself wielding a gun hours before gunshots erupted, a law enforcement official told the Associated Press. Smiley Martin is the brother of the first suspect arrested, 26-year-old Dandra Martin, police said. Smiley Martin was seriously injured in the shooting and is currently in a nearby hospital for treatment. Authorities are trying to determine if the weapon in the video posted on Smiley Martin’s account was used in the shooting, the official said, but was briefed on the investigation. could not discuss details in public and spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity. Investigators believe the brothers had stolen weapons and are working to check financial documents, call records and social media messages to determine how and when the weapons were procured, the official said. Detectives found hundreds of items, including more than 100 inflated cases and a stolen weapon that was found to have “turned into a firearm capable of firing automatically,” police said. On Monday, Dandrae Martin was taken into custody for assault with a firearm and was a banned person in possession of the firearm, Sacramento Police Chief Kathy Lester told KCRA 3. MORE The man arrested in connection with the Sacramento shootings has a criminal record, court records show. Martin has been wanted in Riverside County since 2015. Prison records show he has a pending misdemeanor charge of domestic violence. According to court documents, Martin “caused bodily harm resulting in a traumatic situation” to his wife. Martin pleaded guilty to the charge in 2014 and was sentenced to 30 days in jail and 36 months suspended. Riverside County The Attorney General’s Office confirmed to NBC News that Martin later violated two test terms: a community service requirement and a 52-week order requirement. The court issued a $ 5,000 warrant in 2015. KCRA 3 Investigates also learned that Martin spent time in an Arizona jail. He was released in 2020 after serving just over a year and a half for violating the suspension in separate felony convictions for attempted aggravated assault in 2016 and convicted of marijuana in 2018. Martin is being held in Sacramento County Jail without bail and is scheduled to stand trial. on Tuesday at 3 p.m. | MORE What do we know about the 6 people who were killed in the mass shooting in the center of Sacramento? Six people were killed and 12 others were injured in the shootings that broke out on Sunday morning in the center of Sacramento after an argument, the police announced. At least seven of those shot have since been discharged from hospitals. Leicester said Monday that police now know that at least three buildings and three cars were also hit by gunfire. The Sacramento County Medical Examiner’s Office 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 encourages community members to continue submitting photos or videos related to the survey and have shared a QR code to do so. So far they have received more than 170 videos and photos. –The Associated Press contributed to this story.

A second person was arrested in connection with the Deadly mass shootings early Sunday morning which claimed the lives of six people and injured twelve others, according to the Sacramento Police Department.

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The second suspect was identified as 27-year-old Smiley Martin, who was taken into custody on Tuesday on charges including possession of a firearm by a banned person and possession of a machine gun. He had posted a live video on Facebook of himself wielding a gun hours before gunshots erupted, a law enforcement official told the Associated Press.

Smiley Martin is the brother of the first suspect arrested, Dandrae Martin, 26, police said. Smiley Martin was seriously injured in the shooting and is currently in a nearby hospital for treatment. He will be held in Sacramento County Jail as soon as he is released from the hospital.

Authorities are trying to determine if the weapon shown in the video posted on Smiley Martin’s account was used in the shooting, said the official, who was briefed on the investigation but was unable to discuss details in public and spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity.

Investigators believe the brothers had stolen weapons and are working to check financial documents, call records and social media messages to determine how and when the weapons were procured, the official said.

Detectives found hundreds of items, including more than 100 inflated cases and a stolen weapon that was found to have “turned into a firearm capable of firing automatically,” police said.

On Monday, Dandrae Martin was taken into custody for a gun attack and that he is a prohibited person in possession of a firearm, Sacramento Police Chief Kathy Lester told KCRA 3.

| MORE Man arrested in connection with Sacramento shootings has criminal record, court records say

KCRA 3 Investigates has learned that Dandrae Martin has had previous conflicts with the law.

Martin has been wanted in Riverside County since 2015. Prison records show he has a pending misdemeanor warrant for domestic violence charges.

According to court documents, Martin “caused bodily harm resulting in a traumatic situation” to his wife.

Martin pleaded guilty in 2014 and was sentenced to 30 days in jail and 36 months suspended.

The Riverside County Attorney’s Office confirmed to NBC News that Martin later violated two terms of the test: the public service requirement and the 52-week order requirement.

A $ 5,000 bench warrant was issued by the court in 2015.

KCRA 3 Investigates also learned that Martin spent time in an Arizona jail. He was released in 2020 after serving a little over a year and a half for violating the suspension in separate convictions for a felony attempted aggravated assault in 2016 and a conviction for marijuana in 2018.

Martin is being held in Sacramento County Jail without bail and is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday at 3 p.m.

| MORE What do we know about the 6 people who were killed in downtown Sacramento

Six people were killed and 12 others were injured when gunfire erupted Sunday morning in central Sacramento after police clashed, police said. At least seven of those shot have since been discharged from hospitals.

Leicester said Monday that police now know that at least three buildings and three cars were also hit by gunfire.

The forensic office in Sacramento County recognized 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

Police are encouraging community members to continue submitting photos or videos related to the search and have shared a QR code to do so. So far they have received more than 170 videos and photos.

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–The Associated Press contributed to this story.



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