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Transient Gang Member Arrested For GV Assault

A 21-year-old transient has been arrested in Grass Valley for pistol-whipping another young man. Police Captain Steve Johnson says the victim, who was bleeding from a head laceration, along with another young man, talked to an officer who had been patrolling the downtown area Monday evening…

click to listen to Captain Johnson

Johnson says the two young men kept walking, without responding. But they say the suspect, 21-year-old Sean Taylor, walked across the street and struck the victim once in the head with his pistol. Johnson says thanks to a very good description they were able to detain Taylor a few hours later, who was still in the downtown area…

click to listen to Captain Johnson

Johnson says the victim’s injury was not serious and he was treated and released. He had no knowledge of the suspect’s gang history or any other criminal activity.

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