SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A ShotSpotter activation led to the arrest of a man in South Sacramento, authorities said Monday.
Dominic Alexander King, 40, of Sacramento, faces several charges that include possession of firearm by a felon, carrying a loaded firearm and discharge of a firearm in a grossly negligent manner.READ MORE: Flying High At Fallon: Inside The Real Top Gun Training School
According to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office, a five-round ShotSpotter activation went off at 7:45 a.m. Monday. Deputies were dispatched seconds later to an address along Lang Avenue.READ MORE: 'I Think It's Time To Shut It Down': Lodi Homeowners Fed Up With Massive House Parties
A suspect later identified as King was spotted running from authorities and attempting to dispose of a gun, the sheriff’s office said in a news release. King was arrested moments later and was found to have been on formal probation for being a felon in possession of a gun.
King was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine. He was booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail and is being held on $50,000 bail.MORE NEWS: Wildfire Season Approaches, Cal Fire Addresses Lesser Known Fire Concerns
Investigators said it is unclear what or who the target of the gunshots were. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office.