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Couple Arrested In Connection With Old Sacramento New Year’s Eve Shooting

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Charles Fowler-Scholz and Amber Scholz (credit: Sacramento P.D.)

Charles Fowler-Scholz and Amber Scholz (credit: Sacramento P.D.)

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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – On Friday, police arrested a couple associated with 22-year-old Carlito Montoya in connection to the New Year’s Eve shooting in Old Sacramento.

Charles Fowler-Scholz, 34, and 36-year-old Amber Scholz were arrested for assault with a deadly weapon.

Amber is believed to have instigated the altercation and her husband Charles was involved in the physical fight that preceded the deadly shooting.

An argument began at the Sports Corner Cafe on the corner of 2nd and K Streets at about 9:38 p.m. New Year’s Eve, according to the Sacramento Police Department. The argument escalated into a fight and an employee went to break it up. During the fight, a man pulled out a gun and shot several times at the people he was fighting with.

Bouncer Daniel Ferrier, 35, an unidentified woman, 30, another restaurant employee in his 20s were shot. The woman suffered a non-life-threatening injury to her lower body, but the two men were shot multiple times and died.

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