MAJOR UPDATE FROM THE SACRAMENTO POLICE DEPARTMENT
“Thanks to the quick response of officers from the Sacramento Police Department and neighboring police agencies, as well as the diligent work of Sacramento Police detectives, two suspects have been arrested in connection with this shooting. The suspects have been identified as 22-year-old Marcus Trull and 21-year-old Cedric Salcedo. Trull and Salcedo were detained during the initial investigation and were later booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail for homicide and felony assault charges.
“At this time, it is believed there are no outstanding suspects.
“’I would like to thank our community members and business partners for their patience as we worked through this challenging investigation. The safety of our community is the priority of the Sacramento Police Department,’ said Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn. ‘Visitors to Old Sacramento this weekend can expect increased police resources in the area so they may enjoy the atmosphere while feeling secure. On behalf of the entire Sacramento Police Department, I want to thank all our officers for their hard work and dedication to the community.’”
ORIGINAL POST- THIS IS A DIRECT REPOST FROM THE SACRAMENTO POLICE DEPARTMENT MEDIA RELEASE
Just before 11:45 p.m. on July 16, officers on patrol reported hearing shots fired in the area of Front Street and L Street in Old Sacramento. Due to the nature of the scene, officers from across the city as well as those from neighboring law enforcement agencies responded to assist. In total, six shooting victims were located surrounding this incident. Of the six, two victims who are believed to be adult males were deceased. The other four victims received treatment at local hospitals for non-life-threatening injuries.
Homicide detectives and crime scene investigators responded to take over the investigation. The investigation is still in its early stages and the motive is unknown, however, it is believed that there was some type of altercation between two groups prior to the shooting and multiple firearms have been recovered at the scene. Based on preliminary investigation, this is believed to be an isolated incident. Detectives will be conducting a canvass of the area for witnesses and evidence. There is no suspect information to provide at this time.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the victims after the next of kin have been notified.
The Sacramento Police Department encourages any witnesses with information regarding this investigation to contact the dispatch center at (916) 808-5471 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357). Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000. Anonymous tips can also be submitted using the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app.
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