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Man shot in face near Sacramento bank

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A man was shot in the face near a Sacramento bank Thursday night.

The shooting happened at the Chase Bank on Broadway and 16th Street just before 11 p.m.

Sacramento police believe the shooting may be related to a fender bender near the bank. The suspect allegedly shot the victim, who then drove to a Target store at Riverside Boulevard and Broadway and asked someone to call for help.

The victim was shot in the cheek area, but the extent of his injuries were unclear. He was taken to a local hospital to be treated.

Police said the suspect vehicle was described as a dark older model Ford Explorer with tinted windows; three people were in the SUV at the time of the shooting.

Man detained after 5-hour South Land Park standoff

SACRAMENTO - A standoff lasting almost exactly five hours came to a conclusion in the South Land Park are around 10:50 a.m. on Tuesday.

Sacramento police were dispatched to the Park Hills apartment complex on the 6000 block of South Land Park Drive around 5:43 a.m. Tuesday morning in response to a call from a man who claimed he had killed his daughter with a chainsaw.

Sacramento police on scene said when officers arrived at the complex, the man, later identified as Antonio Mata, 51, refused to come out and started blasting loud music.

PHOTOS: Standoff at South Land Park Drive apartment complex

Four adjacent apartment units were evacuated while officers tried to convince the man to come out.

Lengthy police pursuit ends in Land Park arrest

SACRAMENTO - A police pursuit and subsequent search for a suspected car thief spanned multiple areas, several roadways and nearly two hours Wednesday morning.

Sacramento police said they located an individual suspected of driving a stolen Cadillac near X Street and 15th Street shortly before 4 a.m. Officers attempted to stop the person but the driver fled, leading police on a pursuit up to Cal Expo and then south into the Land Park area where the individual ditched the car and fled on foot.

Officers set up a perimeter around Land Park while searching for the suspected thief who was apprehended in the Land Park golf course around 5:45 a.m., said police.

UPDATE: Driver sought in so. Sacramento hit and run death

SACRAMENTO, CA - A woman died after being hit as she crossed Stockton Boulevard on her bike Sunday night.

Police say a man driver left the scene of the collision at Stockton Boulevard about a half block north of Fruitridge Road. Officer Michele Gigante said witnesses told investigators the driver braked, slowed down after hitting the bicyclist and then sped off on northbound Stockton Boulevard.  

The bicyclist, identified as 61-year-old Molly Arndt, did not survive her injuries and was declared dead at UC Davis Medical Center. 

UPDATE: Based on evidence collected and witness reports, Gigante said the vehicle that hit the woman has been narrowed to a white, two-wheel drive, 1992-98 Chevrolet 1500 or GMC Sierra 1500, standard cab pick-up truck with a toolbox in the short bed. The left headlight and grill area will have damage.