As usual when there are a number of rounds fired in close proximity, over the weekend headlines blared that there was a “mass shooting” in the city of Sacramento, California.
Well, as it turns out now that the dust has settled, the incident was far less a mass shooting than it was a shootout between rival gangs.
The Los Angeles Times admitted on Wednesday that Sunday’s Sacramento shooting was likely exchange of gunfire between gang or street crime rivals rather than a “mass shooting.”
According to the Times, “[The incident] appears to be a result of a fight between rivals that caught bystanders in a crossfire of automatic and semi-automatic weapons fire.”
That is very much a plausible explanation given the people arrested in connection with the incident.
The AP reported the first suspect arrested in connection with the Sacramento shooting was 26-year-old Dandrae Martin. He faces “charges of assault with a deadly weapon and being a convict carrying a loaded gun.”
Smiley Martin, the brother of Dandrae Martin, was also arrested. Breitbart News reported that Smiley was released early from prison in February despite District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert opposing the release.
The Sacramento Bee reported that Smiley was charged with “assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.”
A third suspect, 31-year-old Daviyonne Dawson, has also been arrested, according to KLVU. He, too, faces charges “of being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm.”
All the gun laws on the books in California and criminals still managed to get their hands on firearms.
Go figure given that criminals have no regard for the law.
At any rate, this matter is being cleaned up, and the gun control issue is not the one that needs examining in California. Keeping criminals in prison is,
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