Sacto 911

Covering crime, police and courts in the Sacramento region

Three teens arrested after shooting of 16-year-old

02/07/2014 2:22 PM

02/07/2014 5:10 PM

West Sacramento police are investigating the shooting of a 16-year-old boy in a car this afternoon.

Police have arrested the three teens who were in the car with him when a gun fired about 1 p.m., but they have not been cooperative, said police spokesman Lt. Tod Sockman.

Detectives suspect one of the teens – two boys and a girl, ages 16 and 17 – or the victim fired the gun, which was stolen, , Sockman said. Police are not seeking additional suspects.

The teens were arrested on suspicion of possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a loaded firearm in a vehicle and reckless discharge of a firearm, Sockman said.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he is undergoing surgery. Sockman said the boy’s injuries do not appear life-threatening.

Sacto 911 Staff

Bill Lindelof

Cathy Locke

Andy Furillo
Superior Court

Denny Walsh
Federal Court

More Sacto 911


Send news tips

Sign up for breaking news alerts

Arrest Logs

Crime Q&A

Sacramento Bee reporter Cathy Locke answers your questions about crime news, trends and issues. Look up specific cases using Arrest Logs and Sacramento Superior Courts case database.

Submit your question


Join the Discussion

The Sacramento Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service