Sacto 9-1-1
November 16, 2011
Four arrested in Tuesday night drive-by shooting in Woodland

Four people have been arrested in connection with what Woodland police said appeared to be a gang-related drive-by shooting.

Officers were dispatched about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday regarding a report of shots fired in the 1300 block of Donnelly Circle. When they arrived, police found a white, four-door vehicle that had crashed into Gonzales Park.

Witnesses told officers that the car had been driven by a residence on Donnelly Circle and several male passengers leaned out and fired multiple gunshots at two male victims. Police said the rounds penetrated an occupied residence, but no one was injured.

Because the shooting appeared to be gang-related, detectives from the Woodland Police Department and the Yolo Gang Task Force were called to assist in the investigation, according to a Police Department news release.

Four males were found and detained by officers, and after further investigation, all were arrested. They were identified as Tomas Ramirez, 19; German Vizcarra, 18; Juan Reyes, 21; and a juvenile, whose name was not released because of his age.

Police said two handguns were found during the investigation, and both were found to have been stolen.

Ramirez, Vizcarra and Reyes were booked into Yolo County Jail and the juvenile was booked into the county's Juvenile Detention Center. All are being held on suspicion of attempted murder, shooting into an occupied dwelling, conspiracy, possession of stolen property and participating in a criminal street gang.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Woodland Police Department at (530) 666-7800.

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