Sheriff deputies escort two people from the area of the crime scene where three men were shot, to an awaiting patrol car on April 28, 2016 in Sacramento. All three men were declared dead at the scene. Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Tony Turnbull said there were others in the home at the time of the shooting and they were uninjured.
Sheriff deputies escort two people from the area of the crime scene where three men were shot, to an awaiting patrol car on April 28, 2016 in Sacramento. All three men were declared dead at the scene. Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Tony Turnbull said there were others in the home at the time of the shooting and they were uninjured. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Sheriff deputies escort two people from the area of the crime scene where three men were shot, to an awaiting patrol car on April 28, 2016 in Sacramento. All three men were declared dead at the scene. Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Tony Turnbull said there were others in the home at the time of the shooting and they were uninjured. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
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California sees sharp increase in crime, fueling political debate

October 02, 2016 04:00 PM

UPDATED October 03, 2016 08:27 AM

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