Police Indicate At Least Five Gunmen Involved in Sacramento Shootout

Police officers investigate the scene of a shooting at The Church in Sacramento on February 28, 2022, in Sacramento, California. Police have said a father killed himself after shooting and killing his family, including three children, at the church. (Photo by Max Whittaker/Getty Images)
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Police indicate at least five gunmen were involved in Sunday’s Sacramento shootout that took the lives of six individuals and wounded numerous others.

The establishment media widely reported the early Sunday morning incident as a “mass shooting,” only to have California media admit Wednesday that it was more likely a shootout.

Police have now made clear it was a shootout tied to gang violence.

FOX News indicates that police believe at least five gunmen were involved in the incident.

Sacramento police noted, “It is increasingly clear that gang violence is at the center of this tragedy. While we cannot at this time elaborate on the precise gang affiliation of individuals involved, gangs and gang violence are inseparable from the events that drove these shootings.”

President Joe Biden called for more gun control during the time in which the Sacramento shootout was being described as a “mass shooting,” and other pro-gun control leaders — local and national — made similar calls.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkinsa weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio and a Turning Point USA Ambassador. Follow him on Instagram: @awr_hawkins. Reach him at awrhawkins@breitbart.com. You can sign up to get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange.


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