Newly filed court documents in the downtown Sacramento shooting that killed six people and wounded a dozen others reveal that three of the dead had been involved in the gang dispute that led to the massive shootout, with at least one of them firing a weapon. YouTube Tips ⓘ
Three of six people killed at a mass shooting occurred at around 2:00 a.m. April 3, 2022 in the area of 10th and K Street were involved in a gang dispute.
Three suspect were arrested by April 4, 2022 …
Dandrae Martin, a 26-year-old male, was arrested just after midnight for suspicion of assault, possession of a handgun that was found at the scene, and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.
Smiley Allen Martin, 27-year-old brother of Dandrae, was the second suspect arrested, charged with possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and possession of a machine gun. In 2018, Smiley was sentenced to 10 years in prison, but was released early by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in February 2022 due to proposition 57 legislation. Smiley streamed himself on Facebook Live brandishing a handgun on Saturday night.
Both Martin brothers were injured in the shooting.
Daviyonne Dawson, a 31-year-old male suspect, was also arrested, charged with being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm. He was subsequently released the following day after posting $500,000 bail. He was seen carrying a gun after the shooting, but was not accused of being involved in the shooting.
The police were still seeking multiple suspects after the arrests.
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Injuries: 6 Fatalities
Fire Damage/Property Damage Estimate: $Unknown
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