A THIRD suspect has been arrested in connection with the Sacramento mass shooting as two brothers are jailed in the attack that killed six.
On Tuesday, officers announced the arrests of Smiley Martin, 27, Dandrea’s older brother, and Daviyonne Dawson, 31, who was taken into custody late Monday.
police say that Smiley was seriously injured during filming and will be officially booked once his medical care has been completed.
Six people were killed – three men and three women – and 12 others injured after a fight broke out in the downtown area of 10th Street and J Street, involving at least three men.
Gunfire erupted shortly after the altercation, killing six and injuring 12 others.
The six dead have been identified as Joshua Hoye-Lucchesi, 32, Devazia Turner, 29, Johntaya “JoJo” Alexander, 21, Melinda Davis, 57, Yamile Martinez-Andrade, 21, and father-of-two Sergio Harris, 38.
Investigators determined that at least three buildings and three vehicles were hit by gunfire.
Police Chief Kathy Lester confirmed Monday that over 100 shell casings were found at the scene.
As of Monday, there were no health updates for the 12 surviving victims, Lester announced.
FAMILY MOURNS VICTIM
Harris’ death was confirmed by his family. His mother, Pamela Harris, was at the scene Sunday morning to see if her son was a victim.
“My son was a very energetic young man,” said Pamela.
“Fun to be around, liked to party and smile all the time. Don’t bother people. It’s crazy that this is happening.
“I’m at the point right now, I don’t know what to do. I don’t even feel like this is real. I feel like this is a dream.” Pamela just had dinner with her son the night before.
Sergio’s wife, Leticia Fields-Harris, shared her grief KKRA 3.
“This is a sad and horrific act of violence that has claimed many lives,” she said. “I want answers so I can close my kids.”
Turner lived in Vacaville before his death but was originally from Sacramento, his father told Frank ABC10.
Pop stars and ex-Disney duo Aly & AJ announced Sunday that it was them “caught in the crossfire” of the shooting upon exiting a venue they had just performed at but sheltered in their tour bus until the shore was clear.
“Dismayed by the mass shooting outside the Sacramento venue last night,” the sisters announced on Twitter on Sunday.
“We must do something about gun violence in this country.”
president Joe Biden also issued a statement on Sunday responding to the tragic shooting with calls for new gun laws.
“Today, America mourns yet another community devastated by gun violence,” Biden said.
After that comes Smiley’s arrest Sacramento Police arrested Martin, 26, yesterday in connection with Sunday’s mass shooting.
Martin was charged with assault with a firearm and as a prohibited person in possession of a firearm.
Officials said Smiley was booked in the main Sacramento County jail for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and possession of a machine gun.
Neither brother has been formally charged by the Sacramento Attorney.
Dawson was being held on charges of being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm, police said.
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/18172786/sacramento-mass-shooting-suspect-smiley-martin-arrest-victims/ Smiley Martin as Brother Dandrae Martin and the third suspect in custody following the mass shooting in Sacramento that killed 6 people