Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Danny Oliver, 47, was identified as one of two deputies killed in Sacramento and Placer counties Friday afternoon. The suspect, Marcelo Marquez, 34, is in police custody after three carjacking incidents that led to a massive manhunt. Marquez had a female accomplice.
Danny Oliver was killed in the initial shooting at a Motel 6 after he and his partner responded to the motel on Arden Way on a su
Deputy Oliver was killed in the initial shooting at a Motel 6 after he and his partner responded to the motel on Arden Way on a suspicious vehicle call. The suspect opened fire from inside the vehicle. Oliver died at the scene after being shot in the forehead.
Deputy Danny Oliver was a 15-year veteran of the force. He leaves behind a wife and two children.
Marcelo Marquez attempted to carjack a vehicle in a nearby neighborhood. The owner of the vehicle, a Ford F-150 pickup truck was shot in the head after fighting back. The condition of that person is unknown. Another deputy was injured.
UPDATE 10:00 P.M. EST: The second deputy killed has been identified as Placer County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael David Davis Jr., 42. He leaves behind a wife and four children.