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Passenger found fatally shot in early morning crash

SACRAMENTO, CA - Sheriff's investigators say a young woman found dead with a gunshot wound in a car involved in a collision Saturday morning was an innocent victim.

The woman, identified by her father as 20-year-old Courtnee Davis, was a passenger in a two-car crash at 65th and S streets at approximately 3:15 a.m., according to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. Sacramento police initially responded to the 911 call and found Davis had been shot in the upper body. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Davis was coming home from bowling, her father, Michael Davis, said in an exclusive interview with News10.

Sheriff's detectives took over when it was determined the car the victim was in had been shot at on Watt Avenue near the Alta-Arden expressway between 2:50 a.m. and 3 a.m.

Sacramento police pursuit ends in fatal crash

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A pursuit of a suspected car thief came to a violent conclusion when the fleeing driver went through a stop sign and was struck by another car around 12:37 p.m. Monday.

According to the Sacramento Police Department public information officer, the brief pursuit of the stolen Honda began at Las Palmas Avenue and Beldin Street and ended shortly after at the intersection of El Camino Avenue and Clay Street where the cars collided.

A police officer at the scene said the driver of the fleeing vehicle was killed in the collision. The police department said the driver was 21 years old.

Of the two people in the car that struck the Honda, one had minor injuries. Both adults were checked out by emergency medical responders, police said. 

D.A.: 5 sentenced in Arden gas station gang attack

SACRAMENTO, CA - More than four years after prosecutors say a man was viciously attacked at an Arden-area gas station, five men have been convicted and sentenced for their roles in the crime.

Santana Robinson was pumping gas at a Shell gas station on Arden Way across from Arden Fair Mall on Oct. 31, 2008, when he was approached by George and assaulted, according to the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office. Christian was soon joined by Samuel Kemokai, Tommy Cornelius, Xavier Whitfield and Demetrius Royster in the attack.

Robinson was knocked unconscious. According to court records, Christian and Kemokai pistol-whipped Robinson as he lay on the ground. Cornelius picked through the victim's pockets, stealing several items and kicked him in the head.

Robinson suffered fractured bones in his head and face and lost teeth in the assault.

Sacramento police search for suspect in 2010 murder

SACRAMENTO, CA - Sacramento police detectives believe a third individual wanted in connection to a deadly 2010 shooting is in the Sacramento area.

Altreon Capone Jordon, aka Al Capone Jordon, 25, is wanted in the Oct. 31, 2010 shooting of Stanley Lofton in his Harris Avenue apartment doorway, said Sgt. Andrew Pettit. Lofton was shot multiple times.

Two other suspects have been arrested.

Jordon is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on him was urged to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Teen's domestic violence arrest also lands 37-year-old boyfriend in custody

SACRAMENTO, CA - A police response to a domestic violence call on Cormorant Way Sunday afternoon resulted in the arrest of a 17-year-old girl for allegedly assaulting her 37-year-old boyfriend.

The teen, whose name was not released because of her age, was booked into Sacramento County juvenile hall.

The boyfriend, Kelvin Hunt, was arrested on suspicion of unlawful sex with a minor, according to the police report.

The pair have a 1-year-old child who was given to a relative to care for with the parents in custody.

Arden-Arcade standoff ends with man arrested

SACRAMENTO, CA - A standoff in the Arden-Arcade area Wednesday night concluded with a man arrested and no one hurt.

Sacramento COunty sheriff's Sgt. Jason Ramos said Douglas Cappa, 26, surrendered a little after 11 p.m. from a residence on the 2400 block of Wurth Court after allegedly firing gunshots in the home and holding a woman against her will.

The incident began a little before 9 p.m. with an argument between the suspect and a woman in the home, Ramos said.

During the course of the incident, two women and four young children emerged from the home unscathed before Cappa gave himself up.

Deputies recovered a gun, believed used to fire the shots in the home, Ramos said.

Cappa was arrested and booked into Sacramento County Jail on suspicion of reckless discharge of a firearm, false imprisonment, burglary and vandalism. Bail was set at $75,000.

2 teens arrested in Arden mall fight that panicked shoppers

SACRAMENTO, CA - Sacramento police have identified two of the three teens arrested in Wednesday's fight at Arden Fair Mall.

The incident created chaos and panic as shoppers thought gunshots were fired.

Dremon O'Deal, 19, and Louis Santiago, 18, were apprehended along with a 15-year-old teen and booked on charges of fighting in a public place, according to Officer Doug Morse.

Santiago said he and his friend O'Deal went to the mall to go shopping. The two were in the food court when another guy approached his friend and threw him a look and that's when O'Deal got mad, Santiago said.

"[O'Deal] threw a punch," Santiago said. After that, the group began to throw punches. "We just got into a fight; there were two of us and 30 of them."