SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Several teenagers were arrested for brandishing stolen handguns near 21st Street and Florin Road in Sacramento, said the Sacramento Police Department.
After receiving multiple calls from concerned citizens about a group of teens brandishing firearms, a Sacramento Police Department helicopter was dispatched.READ MORE: Sacramento Metro Fire Ramps Up Fire Resources For Fourth Of July Weekend
Officers say they observed two individuals matching the descriptions run into a backyard.READ MORE: 'We're Sick Of The Number 22': Local Veterans Launch Nonprofit In Roseville To Help Other Veterans In Need
Officers safely contacted and detained the individuals who were both found to be 18-year-old men.
Two discarded handguns were also discovered, one of which had been reported stolen.MORE NEWS: 3 Homes Among Structures Destroyed By Fire In Olivehurst
Both suspects were determined to be prohibited from possessing firearms and were booked for additional related offenses at the Sacramento County Main Jail.