Arrests made in connection with Sacramento mass shooting
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento police say an arrest has been made in connected to 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.
Authorities say Dandrae Martin, 26, was booked Monday as a “related suspect” on assault and firearms charges, but not on homicide-related counts.
Detectives and SWAT team members found one handgun during searches of three homes in the area. The arrest came as the six people killed were identified in Sunday’s shooting that occurred near the state Capitol.
A law enforcement official says a second suspect has been arrested in connection with the mass shooting after a live Facebook video of the person brandishing a handgun hours before the shooting was located. The official told The Associated Press on Tuesday that investigators are trying to determine whether the weapon in the video was used in the shooting.
Smiley Martin is the brother of the first man taken into custody and was arrested while hospitalized with serious injuries from gunfire. He faces charges that include possession of a machine gun.
More than 100 shots were fired early Sunday in the mass shooting that wounded 11 others.