SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A suspected gunman is in police custody after he allegedly fatally shot his stepfather at a Sacramento home.
Just after 9 a.m. Thursday, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office received word of a shooting at a home on the corner of Avante Way and Tallyho Drive. The caller, who identified themselves as a family member of the victim and suspect, said they were inside the home when a man shot his stepfather at the residence, then left.READ MORE: Stagg High Stabbing Suspect Anthony Gray Ordered To Undergo Mental Evaluation
The victim died of his injuries and the suspect was detained a short distance away by authorities.READ MORE: Boosted Californians Getting COVID At Twice The Rate Of Those Vaccinated But Not Boosted
The perpetrator was identified as 22-year-old Alexander Xayvon Winston who was booked into the Main Jail on a single count of homicide for the murder of his stepfather, 44-year-old Damien Nicholas Powell.MORE NEWS: Applications Now Open For $10K Grants For Sacramento Artists
Winston is being held without bail.