Sacto 9-1-1
July 21, 2009
Garden Highway shooting victim identified

From Bill Lindelof:

Sacramento County coroner's deputies today identified a woman police believe was shot to death by her boyfriend as Tersha Jo Brown, 26, of Sacramento.

Sacramento Police booked Demario Richard Wiggins, 31, into Sacramento County Jail late Monday night for allegedly shooting Brown after an argument. He was arrested on suspicion of homicide and felony possession of a firearm by an ex-felon or addict.

Officers responding to reports of a woman being shot about 4:30 p.m. found Brown with a fatal gunshot wound to the head. Wiggins was detained at the scene of the shooting in the 600 block of Garden Highway.

The homicide is the 13th in the city this year. Last year by this date there had been 29 homicides, said police spokesman Sgt. Norm Leong.

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