Sacto 9-1-1
January 29, 2011
2 Sacramento teens arrested in attempted murder in Lodi

By Matt Kawahara
mkawahara@sacbee.com

Two Sacramento teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after they allegedly ran down a rival gang member in their car Friday night, a Lodi police spokesman said.

Around 6 p.m. Friday, a 19-year-old male and a 16-year-old male were driving in Lodi when they spotted a member of a rival gang, said Lodi Police Department spokesman Sgt. Doug Chinn.

They struck the 16-year-old Lodi teen with their car near the intersection of Garfield and Tokay streets and dragged him about 460 feet, first on top of the car, then under it, Chinn said.

The Lodi teen suffered severe injuries to his legs and was transported to a Sacramento-area trauma center, Chinn said. The injuries were not life-threatening, he said.

Lodi officers identified two suspects and went to the Sacramento apartment complex in the 7200 block of Kallie Kay Lane where the suspects live, Chinn said.

While officers were at the complex, along with members of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, the suspects returned home driving a car that matched the description of the car that had struck the Lodi teen, Chinn said.

Officers arrested Royer Delgado, 19, and a 16-year-old juvenile who was in the passenger's seat, Chinn said.

Delgado was booked into the Lodi City Main Jail. The 16-year-old suspect, who was not identified, was taken to a nearby juvenile facility.

Call The Bee's Matt Kawahara, (916) 321-1015.

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