Sacto 9-1-1
December 14, 2012
Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: What were circumstances of '90s homicde in Lincoln Village?

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QUESTION: Sometime in the early '90s, a young man named DeVarr Williams was killed in Lincoln Village. What were the details?
Submitted by: Rich, Citrus Heights

ANSWER: DeVarr Williams died in February 1994, a week after he was shot as he stood outside a liquor store in the Lincoln Village area.

Little information was available regarding the shooting. According to a story in The Bee, Williams was standing outside the Liquor Loft about 9:30 p.m. Jan. 28 when he was shot by one of three people driving past the store. He was assisted by residents, who took him to a nearby apartment until paramedics arrived.

The bullet entered under his arm and traveled to his chest. He died of complications from the wound.

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