Workplace Shooting Suspect Arrested

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Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies respond to a workplace shooting in Rancho Cordova


A man wanted for shooting his coworker is now under arrest, after an hours-long manhunt.

Around 7 a.m. Thursday, Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a land care business in Rancho Cordova.

Witnesses say 52-year-old Cristobal Chavez shot a coworker after the two got into a verbal fight.

READ: Deputies Search for Shooter After Workplace Argument Escalates

Chavez drove away in a red Honda before officers arrived. He was arrested Thursday afternoon on the north side of Sacramento and is in the Sacramento County Jail.

The victim, only identified as a 44-year-old man, is said to have life-threatening injuries.

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