Family Of Sacramento Man Killed By Police Sue City, Claim His Gun Was Not Loaded

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A year after 38-year-old Augustine Morales was shot and killed by Sacramento police—candles were still lit in his memory at the scene of the shooting. “My brother is no longer with us because he was misidentified, I want to make that clear that he was not the shooter,” explained Marysa Morales. Augustine’s mother, Roxanne Morales, is now suing the city of Sacramento for wrongful death. “I use to trust and believe in our judicial system and I no longer trust in our system or our force anymore,” she said. Sacramento police say someone fired a shot inside a North Sacramento warehouse last November during a boxing event. Security footage shows Augustine with a gun in his hand. Video then shows a sergeant running and shooting Augustine. “He wasn’t trying to endanger anybody, it was more of a self-defense,” explained Marysa. “He had not pointed at anyone and, in fact, the clip from his gun was found 75 feet away,” said Adante Pointer, the lawyer representing the family. He claims the gun Morales was carrying had a magazine safety, was unloaded and couldn’t…

Man Shot Dead In Upper Land Park, Child In Critical Condition

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — At least one person has died after a shooting in the Upper Land Park area late Tuesday night, the Sacramento Police Department said. Sacramento police said the shooting happened along Seavey Circle, on the east side of Interstate 5 near Miller Park. A man was found shot and pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The incident also resulted in a child being taken to the hospital in critical condition. Sacramento police did not say if the child was also shot. Confirmed by @SacPolice adult male shot & pronounced dead in Seavey Circle – juvenile taken to a local hospital in critical condition. @CBSSacramento pic.twitter.com/A5Id7pTMzt — Laura Haefeli (@LauraHaefeli) November 17, 2021 Their identities were not yet available. A heavy police presence was in the area at 11 p.m. and a large portion of the street was blocked off while crews worked the scene. Information regarding a suspect or motive was not yet available.  

Suspected Retail Crime Ring Member Arrested After Auburn Target Theft

AUBURN (CBS13) — A man suspected of being a part of an organized retail theft crime ring has been arrested after a chase in Auburn on over the weekend. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says, early Sunday evening, an employee at the Auburn Target store reported that someone had stolen several high-value items. As captured on surveillance cameras, the suspect filled a box full of baby formula cans and then walked out of the store without paying. Deputies managed to get to the scene as the suspect was just getting into his SUV. The suspect took off, however, and sparked a chase along westbound Interstate 80. Eventually, the suspect hit some spike strips that were put down at Penryn Road and his SUV was stopped. The suspect then got out and ran, but deputies quickly took him into custody. The suspect has been identified as 30-year-old Dylan Norman Lovitt. Deputies recovered dozens of cans of stolen Enfamil baby formula worth nearly $850, but Target officials says they believe Lovitt was also a part of an organized retail theft crime ring that has stolen more than…