Sacto 9-1-1
June 27, 2013
Man arrested in fatal shooting at Mack Road gas station

Kenneth Barnett.jpgSacramento police today announced the arrest of a 27-year-old man in connection with the fatal shooting of a man June 15 at a gas station on Mack Road.

Officers responded at 11:31 a.m. to a report of a shooting in the 6600 block of Mack Road. They found the victim, Darryl Hill, 25, of Sacramento, who had been fatally injured in the gas station parking lot. Two other adults at the scene also had been shot. They were treated at an area hospital and released. The victims, along with a 1-year-old child, who was not injured, had arrived at the gas station in the same vehicle just before the shooting, according to a Police Department news release.

On Wednesday, police found the suspect, Kenneth Barnette, in a neighboring jurisdiction, where he was taken into custody at a family member's home.

Information based on eyewitness accounts and evidence collected at the scene led detectives to arrest Barnette on suspicion of murder. He is to appear in court Friday. Police said there are no other suspects in the case.

Anyone with information pertaining to the shootings is asked to call the Police Department's dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-4357, or text a tip to 274637. Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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