Sacto 9-1-1
February 1, 2012
Suspect arrested in Sacramento apartment shooting

By Robert D. Dávila

Sacramento police have arrested a 20-year-old suspect in the fatal shooting of a man at an apartment complex near Folsom Boulevard and Howe Avenue.

The suspect, Jazz Curry, was one of several people detained Tuesday by officers investigating the slaying of Tralane Thomas, according to a police statement. Thomas, 19, was found Monday night with multiple gunshot wounds in his upper body in a parking lot in the the 100 block of Bicentennial Circle.

Detectives believe that the two men were meeting to conduct a drug deal when Curry shot and killed Thomas, the statement said.

Police are seeking additional information for the ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-4357 (HELP). Tipsters also can text 274637 (CRIMES) and enter SACTIP followed by the information.

Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.

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