Sacramento: 3 Suspects Arrested Following Mass Shooting that Killed 6

Smiley and Dandrae Martin
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Over the weekend, a mass shooting took place after a fight broke out as late at night as bars closed in downtown Sacramento. Over 100 shots were fired, killing three men and three women, and injuring at least 12 more. Dandrae Martin, 26, was arrested and faces multiple charges including assault with a firearm and being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm. His criminal history includes a felony aggravated assault charge and three arrests for domestic violence; court documents indicate that he “inflicted bodily injury resulting in a traumatic condition” to his spouse. Smiley Martin, the 27-year old brother of Dandrae, was injured during the shoot out, and will be arrested by police when he leaves the hospital on charges that include possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and possession of a machine gun. Smiley went to prison in 2018 on a 10-year sentence after a domestic violence incident with his girlfriend and was released early on probation in February. A third suspect, Daviyonne Dawson, 31, has also been arrested on charges of being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm. Democrats are calling for more gun control, but the guns used were likely stolen. California already has some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation, but that did not prevent the violence.

A second person was arrested in connection with the deadly mass shooting early Sunday morning that took the lives of six people and injured a dozen others, according to the Sacramento Police Department.

The second suspect was identified as 27-year-old Smiley Martin, who was taken into custody Tuesday on charges that include possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and possession of a machine gun. He had posted a live Facebook video of himself brandishing a handgun hours before gunfire erupted, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

Smiley Martin is the brother of the first suspect arrested, 26-year-old Dandrae Martin, police said. Smiley Martin sustained serious injuries from the shooting and is currently in a nearby hospital for treatment. He will be booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail once he is released from the hospital. Police confirmed Dandrae was also injured during the shooting.

Authorities are trying to determine whether the weapon seen in the video posted on Smiley Martin’s account was used in the shooting, said the official, who was briefed on the investigation but could not discuss details publicly and spoke to AP on condition of anonymity.

Investigators believe the brothers possessed stolen guns and are working to review financial documents, call records and social media messages to determine how and when they procured weapons, the official said.

Martin has had run-ins with the law in Sacramento County since at least 2013.

In a letter last year to the Board of Parole Hearings, the DA’s office called Smiley’s criminal conduct “violent and lengthy.”

They wrote that he committed several felony violations and had “little regard for human life and the law.”

The letter states that six months after his 18th birthday in 2013, Smiley was arrested and later sentenced after he was found with an assault weapon and large-capacity magazines. Later that year, he was also sentenced to two years in prison after a string of robberies, according to the DA’s Office.

Most recently, Smiley was serving a 10-year prison sentence after a domestic violence incident with his girlfriend.

The letter to the Board of Parole Hearings from the DA’s Office on April 29, 2021, asks for the denial of Smiley’s release. It stated, “If he is released early, he will continue to break the law.”

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Smiley went to prison in 2018 and was released on probation in February. They claim it was not an early release, saying he was awarded pre- and post-sentencing credits.

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SS-The Independent
SS-The Independent
2 months ago

Yeah, man…’ white supremacist ‘…Don’t forget: the shooters/criminals are…’ victims ‘…We are living in ‘1984 ‘and ‘ Idiocracy ‘ ( the movie )…

2 months ago

Someone once told me that all fake stories or false flags used number codes such as 3, 13, 33 and reading this article it reaks of just another gun grab psy-op by the usual suspects. Also most of these “incidents” are in Democrat held areas, so very easily pulled off. In the first paragraph alone, “killing 3 men, 3 women and injuring 12” which is 1+2=3. Whether or not you believe in this stuff like gematria is irrelevant because ((they)) do. So you can poo poo it but all I’m saying is read between the lies and check for the… Read more »

Jon Nellis
Jon Nellis
2 months ago

Good Lord, this narrative gets real old, I have been seeing this same garbage for over 30 years. I fully understand the seemingly futile effort it would be to look at your future when you are 20 ish, seeing the wage versus desire. The education and environment of society. What they see is greed and corruption pays dividends, live large on easy money? What they see is injustice and unfair, I know, I did, yet I chose lawful and wholesome, I learned a trade and worked very hard from dawn until dark. It does seems fruitless, ergo the rage, and… Read more »

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