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October 21, 2019

**Update** Homicide Investigation in South Sacramento

Sacramento County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives made three arrests related to the death of 18-year-old Timothy McGinnis. Jorge Vasquez (23) of Sacramento (see attached photo) and Roberto Ferrusca (19) of Sacramento (see attached photo) were arrested and booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail on charges related to this homicide. A 17-year-old female juvenile was arrested and booked into the Sacramento County Juvenile Hall.


Just after 11:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2019 the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a male shot in a vehicle in the 8200 block of Andalusian Drive in South Sacramento. Upon arrival, deputies located a blue SUV with a male in the driver’s seat suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Three additional males were with the victim at the time of the shooting and indicated the driver lost control of the vehicle after he was shot. The vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a SMUD power box in front of a residence on Andalusian Drive.

The original press release can be found here:

Detectives are asking anyone with information relating to this incident, to please contact the Sheriff’s Office at (916) 874-5115 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP. Tip information may also be left anonymously at or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).

Sergeant Tess Deterding

Sheriff’s Spokesperson

Click for full size photo Jorge Vasquez, 23
Click for full size photo Roberto Ferrusca, 19

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