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Police arrest man hiding under bridge after Elverta Road shooting. Another is still at large

Sacramento County sheriff's sergeant details Elverta Road shooting

Sacramento County Sheriff's Department Shaun Hampton details a shooting that left one man shot after a woman was taken hostage near Antelope golf course.
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Sacramento County Sheriff's Department Shaun Hampton details a shooting that left one man shot after a woman was taken hostage near Antelope golf course.

Sacramento County Sheriff's deputies found one of two suspects hiding under a bridge after a reported shooting and alleged kidnapping on Elverta Road Monday morning.

At about 8 a.m., a caller told sheriff's dispatchers that he had been shot, and that two male suspects had fled on foot with a woman, who may have been forced to go with the men.

The 39-year-old victim was found in the 2700 block of Elverta Road with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital and treated.

Deputies scoured the area for the suspects and the woman. At 9:15 a.m., a canine search team found one of the men and the woman under a bridge near Dry Creek.

They arrested the suspect, Donovan Curtis, 51, of Sacramento, on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, kidnapping and outstanding warrants. He was booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail and is ineligible for bail.

The second male suspect remains at large. He is described as a 52-year-old white male, approximately 5-feet-8-inches tall and weighing 155 pounds. He was last seen wearing dark clothing.

Investigators are asking anyone with information relating to this incident to contact the Sheriff’s Department at (916) 874-5115 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP.

Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).

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