3 dead after possible hostage situation in Sacramento, including the shooter

Sheriff’s deputies found three people dead after a possible hostage situation in a Sacramento neighborhood on Friday, authorities said.

The bodies of three adults inside an apartment in the Arden-Arcade neighborhood included that of the suspected shooter, Sgt. Amar Gandhi of the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office said. Their identities were not immediately made public.


3 KFC workers shot during attempted robbery in Sacramento County

Three employees at KFC restaurant in Sacramento County were shot during a robbery attempt on Friday.

Deputies were called to the apartment complex shortly before 11 a.m. after a witness called 911 and reported seeing the shooter open fire on one of the victims, Gandhi said.

Hostage negotiators tried to contact the shooter but never successfully reached them before a SWAT team went inside, the sergeant said. No deputies fired their guns.

Investigators are working to determine whether the shooter was holding the other two people hostage inside the unit.