Suspect arrested in shooting death of North Highlands auto store employee

10:57 PM, Jan 10, 2014   |    comments
Michael Eugene Addson is accused of shooting and killing a 22-year-old man during robbery at a Highlands O'Reilly Auto Parts on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2014.
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Sacramento County sheriff's deputies arrested the man suspected of shooting and killing an employee at a North Highlands O'Reilly Auto Parts store Thursday night.

Michael Eugene Addson, 26, was found at a Sacramento County hospital getting treatment for a stab wound, Sgt. Lisa Bowman said. Addson was stabbed by an employee during an armed robbery at the auto parts store on 4423 Elkhorn Blvd., the sheriff's department said Thursday night.

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According to the sheriff's department, Addson then shot the 22-year-old man and ran from the scene. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital, where he later died.

After nearly two hours of searching, a nearby hospital reported treating Addson, who also matched the description of the shooting suspect.

Bowman said detectives linked evidence at the scene to Addson, and then booked him into Sacramento County Jail for murder.


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