Suspect, Person of Interest Identified in Del Paso Heights Thanksgiving Shooting

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Draughty (left) and Armstrong (right). (Courtesy: Sacramento Police)


Authorities have identified the gunman in a shooting that left a woman dead on Thanksgiving Day.

Sacramento Police are saying that 30-year-old Avery Draughty is the person who killed 31-year-old Tiffany Silva in a shooting near Balsam Street and Roanoke Avenue. He should be considered armed and extremely dangerous, police say.

The shooting happened just before 3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. Witnesses say Draughty sped away from the scene in a 2-door car with his girlfriend.

Draughty’s girlfriend – 28-year-old Wanette Armstrong – has been identified as a person of interest in connection to the shooting, police note.

Anyone who knows where the two may be is asked to immediately call Sacramento Police at (916) 264-5471.

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