Sacramento man arrested in connection with New Year’s Eve shooting

A 22 year old was arrested in connection with a New Year’s Eve shooting that left two people dead. The shooter and one additional person were also injured. The shooting occurred at a bar in the Old Sacramento area.

The shooter was involved in an argument around 9:30pm. When en employee tried to break up the argument he was shot and killed along with one of the men involved in the argument. According to police an armed guard near a side door at the bar heard the gunshots and got into a gunfight with the suspect.

Witnesses were thankful that there was an armed security guard at the scene. Having and good guy with a gun is the only reason there were not more deaths according to one eyewitness.

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