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Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: Any additional arrests in death of teen found shot in front of Orangevale home?

Q: Have any co-conspirators of Mario Andreas Contreras been arrested in the killing of 16-year-old Erik Ozee?

Patrick, Citrus Heights

A: Sacramento County sheriff’s officials have reported only one arrest in the May 31 shooting death of Erik Glen Ozee of Citrus Heights.

Mario Andreas Contreras, 18, was arrested June 1 on suspicion of murder and is being held without bail in Sacramento County Jail. According to Sacramento Superior Court online records, his next court date, for a settlement conference, is Oct. 2.

The Sheriff’s Department reported that Ozee was found in front of a house in the 5600 block of Skyridge Drive in Orangevale and had been shot at least once. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Ozee did not live at the house where the shooting occurred, and sheriff’s officials have not said what the relationship was between Ozee and Contreras. The did say that detectives do not believe the shooting was a random act.

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