Arrests Made In Northgate Homicide

The Sacramento Police Department has arrested two suspects in the shooting death of 19-year-old Rashad Alexander.

On March 12 at about 12:46 a.m. officers responded to a call of gun shots heard in the 3200 block of Northgate Boulevard. Officers arrived and found Alexander shot;  he was declared dead at the scene.

During the investigation, detectives learned another man had been brought to the hospital in critical condition with gunshot wounds. It was determined the unidentified man was injured at the scene of the Northgate incident.
The investigation let Arlonzo Banks, 29, and Herbert Alvarez Jr., 19, as suspects in the shooting death of Alexander. Detectives believe that the suspects confronted the victim while he was in the parking lot of American Spirit Bar, shot and killed him. Investigators believe that the incident is gang related.
On March 31 homicide detectives and the Career Criminal Apprehension Team along with assistance from the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office arrested Banks and Alvarez without incident.

At the time of the shooting, there was a large crowd of people in the parking lot. Detectives urge anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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