Sacto 911

Covering crime, police and courts in the Sacramento region

Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: Was suspect arrested in 1989 slaying of student at Sacramento’s Fremont School for Adults?

03/17/2014 3:35 PM

03/17/2014 3:40 PM

My friend Charles Bunn was murdered years ago at the Fremont School for Adults in Sacramento, and I have not heard anything else regarding it. If I remember correctly, it was between 1989 and 1995.

– Daniel, Sacramento

Charles Bunn, 18, was shot and killed about mid-morning May 3, 1989 when he was reportedly confronted by a fellow student in the hallway of the Fremont Adult Education building at 2420 N St. in Sacramento.

There are no reports of arrests in the case.

According, to stories in The Bee, Bunn and his alleged assailant had been involved in a fight the day before, and police believed revenge was the motive for the shooting.

Bunn’s assailant was initially identified as Arspuro Luis Quintero, 19, who also used the first name, Jose, and whose last known address was in Roseville. Police later concluded that the suspect had used a false name when he enrolled at the school and, according to a May 1990 story in The Bee, his true name was not known.

Police said they believed the suspect ambushed Bunn, confronting him just inside a side door that opens onto N Street.

Sacto 911 Staff

Bill Lindelof
blindelof@sacbee.com
@Lindelofnews

Cathy Locke
clocke@sacbee.com

Marissa Lang
mlang@sacbee.com
@Marissa_Jae

Darrell Smith
Superior Court
dvsmith@sacbee.com
@dvaughnsmith

Denny Walsh
Federal Court
dwalsh@sacbee.com

More Sacto 911

Crimemapper

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