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Police: Sacramento shooting was gunfight among gang rivals

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The mass killing that left six people dead and 12 wounded outside bars just blocks from California’s Capitol last weekend was a gunfight involving at least five shooters from rival gangs, Sacramento police said Wednesday.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The mass killing that left six people dead and 12 wounded outside bars just blocks from California’s Capitol last weekend was a gunfight involving at least five shooters from rival gangs, Sacramento police said Wednesday.

Highlights

  • NEW: Police say at least two gangs were involved in the shooting that left six people dead and 12 wounded.
  • NEW: Experts say if gangs were to blame, it would mark an unusually bloody feud.
  • Two brothers have been arrested in connection with the shooting, only face firearms charges.
  • Police say they identified at least five gunmen but there may have been more.
  • Authorities credited witnesses who contributed nearly 200 videos, photos and other tips with helping the investigation.
  • The mass killing occurred outside bars just blocks from California’s Capitol last weekend.