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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."

3 teens arrested after fight at Arden mall causes panic

SACRAMENTO, CA - Arden Fair Mall went into lockdown after a large fight in the food court Wednesday around 4:45 p.m.

Sacramento police said three teens were arrested after a fist-fight, involving 20 juveniles, broke out.

"He swung at one of the dudes; they started fighting and all the groups jumped in, and they all started fighting," said shopper Gabby Miller, who witnessed the fight.

Miller said even after police and mall security jumped in, some of the teens kept fighting.

"The police caught maybe three of them, and then they all came over here towards the pretzel place and did it a second time," Miller explained. 

That's when many customers in the mall went into a panic. The loud sounds from the fight echoed through the mall sounding like gunshots.

"Something similar to gunshots; we don't know if there was actually gunshots, but it did sound like shots," store employee Crystal Rocha said. 

'Operation Grinch' nabs 12 parole violators

SACRAMENTO, CA - A team of local officers arrested 12 parole violators Wednesday during "Operation Grinch."

Nearly 30 officers from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, U.S. Marshals, FBI, and local law enforcement agencies split into four teams and went door-to-door in Sacramento looking for violators.

"We are focusing on all parole[e]s, mainly parole[e]s at large, people who haven't reported, maybe have committed a new crime and have a warrant in the system," said Alex Hoang, a CDC parole officer.

During the first sting operation of the day, officers arrested a parole violator after about 30 minutes of trying to talk him out.

"It's rare we get somebody at the first one unless we have good information like this morning," said Hoang.

Teams moved on to other residences throughout the day. Many of the locations came up empty.

Manager held hostage: I thought I was going to die

SACRAMENTO, CA - Jack in the Box Manager Edna Davis said the moment gunman Xang Khang held a gun to her head replays in her mind constantly. She said she could only think of her family.

"My kids growing up without their mother; I have three boys. Heck of scared," Davis said. "I was thinking about I am going to die."

Davis said Khang entered the fast food restaurant and immediately began acting strange. Minutes later she said he pulled a gun.

"When he clicked the gun, when I see the gun, I was just not thinking at all," Davis said.

Davis said she dialed call 911, but then Khang spotted her on the phone.

"When the guy walked in he followed me, and said 'why are you calling police?' When he turned around then I run," Davis said. "I just ducked and run through the back door."