West Sacramento Man Arrested for Shooting Cyclist

West Sacramento Man Arrested for Shooting Cyclist

WEST SACRAMENTO—Police have arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with the drive-by shooting of a bicyclist early Tuesday morning, November 18.

Michael Reyes Jr. of West Sacramento was booked into Yolo County Jail on suspicion of attempted murder following the shooting that happened at approximately 8:00 a.m. at the corner of Proctor, Sycamore and Evergreen Avenues.

The man allegedly shot by Reyes received an unspecified number of gunshot wounds. The victim was not identified by police. He was taken to UC Davis Medical Center, where his condition was not being reported.

According to Lt. Ted Sockman, the 42-year-old man was riding his bicycle near the intersection when a person in an unknown type vehicle pulled up and shot him for no apparent reason. The cyclist was riding his bike with his girlfriend when the assailant pulled up and opened fire. The woman was not hurt, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call the West Sacramento Police Department’s dispatch center at (916) 372-3375 or the Crime Tip Hotline at (916) 617-4747.

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