Man Arrested in Connection to Fatal Shooting at Natomas Home Depot; One Suspect Still Outstanding

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NATOMAS —

One man has been arrested and police are looking for another man in connection to a shooting death in the Natomas Home Depot parking lot.

The Sacramento Police Department has arrested 24-year-old John Bunch on murder charges and is asking for the public’s help locating 18-year-old Jason Brown.

John Bunch (Courtesy: Sacramento Police Department)

John Bunch (Courtesy: Sacramento Police Department)

Last month, Sacramento police detectives were called out to a shopping center parking lot on the 3600 block of Truxel Road after a reported shooting. Walter Gibson, 53, suffered gunshot wounds to his upper body and died from his injuries.

Detectives later determined that the shooting was drug related.

Detectives identified Brown and Bunch as the primary suspects in the shooting death.

Bunch was arrested Tuesday morning in Alameda County without incident.

Jason Brown (Courtesy: Sacramento Police Department)

Jason Brown (Courtesy: Sacramento Police Department)

Brown is outstanding. Detectives believe he may be living in the Bay Area. Brown is considered armed and dangerous. Investigators believe that he may be linked to two additional homicides in Alameda and Fresno counties.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Sacramento Police Department at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP.