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Sacramento arrested man suspect in deadly car-to-car shooting


Sheriff’s officials have identified and arrested a suspect in connection with a car-to-car shooting that left a man dead early Wednesday morning in Rancho Cordova.

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday announced the arrest of 20-year-old Alexander Tijerina following the homicide, which authorities said a day earlier involved an occupant of one vehicle shooting into another vehicle near Sunrise Boulevard and Highway 50.

The victim, an unidentified 32-year-old man, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and died at a hospital following the shooting, which happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Detectives were able to identify Tijerina and the suspect vehicle based off witness interviews, according to a sheriff’s news release.

Tijerina has been booked into the Sacramento County jail on a charge of murder, jail records show. He is ineligible for bail.

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