DA: 3 of 6 dead in Sacramento shootout were in gang dispute
Recently submitted court files in a deadly downtown Sacramento shooting reveal that 3 of the six who passed away were included in the gang disagreement that caused the enormous shootoutByThe Associated PressApril 16, 2022, 9:55 PM – 3 minutes readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleSACRAMENTO, Calif.– Newly filed court files in the downtown Sacramento shooting that killed six individuals and injured a lots others reveal that three of the dead had been associated with the gang dispute that caused the huge shootout, with a minimum of one of them firing a weapon.Documents submitted Friday by Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schuberts workplace program that the three deceased males affiliated with gangs were Joshua Hoye-Lucchesi, 32, Devazia Turner, 29, and Sergio Harris, 38, The Sacramento Bee reported Saturday.Turner fired a weapon, however it was unclear if all 3 fired weapons. Police have actually stated there were at least five suspects in the April 3 shooting.Two of the suspects– brothers Smiley and Dandrae Martin– were injured and are hospitalized or in prison. A 3rd suspect, Mtula Payton, 27, stays at large.In a social networks clip published hours prior to the shooting, the Martin bros are seen positioning with Hoye-Lucchesi and 2 pistols and a rifle. In the video, Hoye-Lucchesi and Smiley Martin, 27, speak about going downtown while equipped to loiter outside nightclubs and “boast about shooting competing gang members,” according to a 13-page document.In the video, both Hoye-Lucchesi and Smiley Martin state loyalty to the Garden Blocc Crips.Later, monitoring footage from downtown Sacramento April 3 at 1:57 a.m. reveals an individual next to Smiley Martin pointing in the direction of Payton and Turner, according to the documents. Authorities say both are members of a rival gang, G-Mobb. Seconds later on, Payton and Turner start approaching the corner where the Martin hoye-lucchesi and siblings are standing, court papers said. Payton and Turner are signed up with by Sergio Harris, recognized in documents as a member of ally gang Del Paso Heights Bloods.Shortly after 2 a.m., Smiley Martin is seen exchanging gunfire with Devazia Turner, the files said.Hoye-Lucchesi, Turner and Harris were eliminated, together with Johntaya Alexander, 21; Melinda Davis, 57; and Yamile Martinez-Andrade, 21. Deputy District Attorney Brad Ng filed the documents to make sure Smiley Martin, who is hospitalized, is not released on bail when he is reserved into Sacramento County Main Jail, the Bee reported. Authorities plan to charge him with being a felon in ownership of a handgun and bring a gatling gun that night.Martin apparently fired 28 rounds from a Glock 19 handgun and others returned fire till more than 100 shell housings cluttered the streets, according to the court documents.Dandre Martin, 26, is in jail on weapons related charges however has not been charged with murder.