Police detained a suspect in the case of Fr. deadly mass shooting early Sunday in Sacramento, California. The shooting, which was the deadliest in the city’s history, killed six people and injured at least twelve.

The Sacramento Police Department said it had arrested 26-year-old Dandra Martin and charged him with assault and illegal possession of firearms following a nightly investigation. Police called him a “connected suspect” but did not offer any further details about his alleged involvement.

Earlier, police said at least two people opened fire in the city center as people leaked from closed bars. The video shows people at the scene moving away from the fire. Sacramento police said pre-treatment of the scene revealed that at least three buildings and three cars had been hit by gunfire, and more than 100 shell casings had been found in the area.

When announcing Martin’s arrestpolice did not provide any information about the search for the other suspects – although they said search warrants were handed out at three residences and “at least one” gun was found.

Mass shooting in Sacramento
Two women hug at the scene of a mass shooting in Sacramento, California, on Sunday, April 3, 2022. Six people were killed and 12 others were injured in a shooting that began early Sunday morning. The shooting took place in the 1000th quarter of K Street in downtown Sacramento.

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The Sacramento County Coroner on Monday identified six people killed in the shooting as 21-year-old Jonta Alexander; Melinda Davis, 57; Sergio Harris, 38; Joshua Hoye-Lucezi, 32; Jamile Martinez-Andrade, 21; and Devasia Turner, 29.

Twelve victims of the shooting remain in hospital. Police said their condition ranged from minor to critical but stable.

Lawmakers across the country, including President Joe Bidenused the incident to call for arms control and reform.

“We know that these lives were not the only lives affected by gun violence last night. And we are equally saddened by those victims and families who do not make the headlines, “Biden said in a statement on Monday. “But we have to do more than grieve; we have to act.”

Earlier, investigators said they were watching a video of a major brawl that began just before the shooting, posted on social media, but it is unclear whether it is related to the shooting.

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