Sacramento police arrested a man in for the shooting of two people, including a woman who was found walking down the road with a serious head wound.
Officers arrested Dennis Smith, 55, on Wednesday on suspicion of attempted homicide.
Officers said they were called about 2 a.m. Tuesday to the 6700 block of Power Inn Road, where a shooting was said to have occurred. Once there, officers found a man with a gunshot wound to his upper body.
He was taken to a hospital where he was reported in stable condition Friday. Officers at the scene were told that the man’s girlfriend, who was not there, also was shot.
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They found her within minutes, walking near Elder Creek Road and 75th Street, about a mile from the shooting scene.
The woman, suffering from a head wound, was taken to the hospital, where it was confirmed that she had been shot. She remained Friday in critical but stable condition, according to a police press release.
During an investigation, Smith was determined to be the shooter, according to police. He was taken into custody on Wednesday.
A motive has not been determined; detectives believe Smith and the two victims knew each other.