SPD Arrests Natomas Homicide Suspect

The Sacramento Police Department (SPD) has arrested a suspect for the shooting death of a man in Sacramento last month, according to an official press release.

Dominique Nelson, 30

Dominique Nelson, 30, was arrested on Saturday, June 29, 2013, during a traffic stop.

According to the SPD, on June 12, 2013 at 2:18 a.m., officers responded to the 500 block of Bankside Way regarding the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, Vincent Vigil, 26, suffering  gunshot wounds on the ground of the parking lot of an apartment complex. Vigil died at the scene.

The SPD  launched a homicide investigation, during which detectives discovered the victim had briefly exchanged words with another individual followed by shots fired.

During the investigation, detectives discovered suspect Nelson had reportedly observed Vigil burglarizing his vehicle. Nelson, suspecting Vigil of breaking into his car, followed him and then confronted him.

Subsequently, Vigil was reportedly shot multiple times in the upper body.

Read more:

The Sacramento Bee:  Man arrested in connection with fatal North Natomas shooting

Fox 40:  Suspect Arrested in Natomas Murder Case

News 10:  Suspect arrested in Natomas Homicide

SPD Arrests Natomas Homicide Suspect was last modified: January 14th, 2019 by admin
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Corrie Pelc brings over 16 years of journalism experience to United Reporting. She currently writes for a number of Sacramento-area publications, including Sacramento News & Review, East Sacramento News, Arden Carmichael News, Inside the City and Style Magazine.