People attend a candlelight vigil Monday at Ali Youssefi Square in Sacramento for victims of the shooting Sunday. (Jose Carlos Fajardo / Bay Area News Group) By Los Angeles Times Staff April 5, 2022 10:31 AM PT FacebookTwitterShow more sharing optionsShareClose extra sharing options Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Copy Link URLCopied!Print 1 At least five shooters involved in Sacramento massacre, gang ties likely, police say Evidence has emerged that Sunday’s incident resulted from a gang feud involving Crips and Bloods that escalated into gunfire.2 Sacramento shooting: At least 75 shots fired, 18 people hit, 6 dead, many questions More than a day after the Sacramento mass shooting, many questions remain unanswered. Here’s what we know.3 Gunfire, screams and terror: Witnesses describe shooting When the shooting ended, six people were dead in the heart of downtown Sacramento’s entertainment district. 4 How the shooting happened: What we know now How the mass shooting in Sacramento went down: What we know now5 Man arrested in Sacramento shooting. More arrests likely, D.A. says Authorities announced the arrest of a man with an extensive police record in connection with the mass shooting that killed six people and wounded 12 others. But he was not charged with homicide.6 Shooting suspect got out of prison despite DA’s opposition Smiley Martin was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Because of prison time credits, he was released early this year.7 Second suspect arrested in shooting; automatic weapon found at scene Two brothers, one of them seriously injured in the shooting, are arrested. A stolen gun at the scene was a converted automatic weapon, police say.8 Families of victims grieve: ‘Why did they do this to my baby?’ Relatives gathered near a bar where the gunfire is believed to have erupted, hugging each other, looking for information and coming to terms with losses.9 Homeless woman is killed in Sacramento shooting The case of Melinda Davis, who was shot dead outside a Sacramento nightclub, is indicative of the many ways California has failed its vulnerable residents.10 Gun used in shooting was converted into automatic weapon for maximum firepower The adjustment to the gun allowed for maximum firepower. Six people were killed and 12 wounded in the Sunday shooting.11 California adults who live with a gun owner face twice the risk of death by homicide A new study of California shootings finds that people who live with gun owners are twice as likely to die by homicide. 12 Column: ‘Why do we do this to ourselves?’ The pandemic supercharged easy access to guns More guns, including assault weapons, are on the street, as the mass shooting in Sacramento reveals all too brutally.