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Boy, 17, Arrested In Amador County For Sacramento Shooting; Woman Accused Of Resisting Officer

JACKSON (CBS13) — A 17-year-old boy wanted in connection to a Sacramento shooting was arrested in Amador County on Tuesday morning.

The Amador County Sheriff's Office says their SWAT team, working under a warrant from the Sacramento Police Department, searched a home along the 18000 block of Highway 88 in Jackson.

Authorities say the search warrant stemmed from a Sacramento-area shooting investigation.

Deputies arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of attempted homicide during the warrant search.

Another person, 40-year-old Jackson resident Melanie Davidson, was also arrested. She's facing a charge of resisting or obstructing a peace officer.

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According to the Sacramento Police Department, the shooting happened on Jan. 8 around 8:30 p.m. Investigators believe the suspects shot at a 17-year-old victim but instead struck an unrelated adult who sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say the shooting was gang-related. 

In addition to the 17-year-old arrested in Amador County, police say 21-year-old Thomas Epps was taken into custody in connection to the shooting in Sacramento Tuesday. A third suspect, a 15-year-old, was already in custody on unrelated charges, police said. 

All three suspects were booked on attempted homicide charges.  

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