Placerville Local Dan Ferrier Dies in Sac New Year's Eve Shooting - Services Planned Jan 7th
Memorial Services will start at 1pm Monday January 7 2013 in lotus at Henningsen Lotus Park, 950 lotus rd California. Please join family and friends in honoring Dan's life with us.
Sports Corner Cafe bouncer Dan Ferrier has been confirmed as one of the two victims killed in the New Years Eve shooting.
Police say the incident started as an argument inside the bar at about 9:38 p.m. that escalated and became a physical confrontation. When an employee tried to break up the fight, he was shot, as were others. That man, Placerville resident Dan Ferrier, died at the scene after suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Friends say 36-year old Dan Ferrier Dedicated his life to save others. In the Army for 8 years he served two tours in Iraq. On New Years Eve he was filling in for another employee.
Dan's Political View: "Whatever = freedom: and I will die for my freedom and yours"
Dan's Philosophy: "Get over it / just smile"
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(CBS/AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A suspect is under arrest in connection with a New Year's Eve shooting that left two dead at a bar in the Old Sacramento area, police said Tuesday.
The 22-year-old was among three people wounded Monday evening after a shooting that occurred as people gathered to watch fireworks to celebrate the New Year, authorities said.
The suspect's injuries, as well as those to a security guard and a 30-year-old woman, are not life threatening.
Police say the incident started as an argument inside the bar at about 9:38 p.m. that escalated and became a physical confrontation. When an employee tried to break up the fight, he was shot, as were the woman and another man.
That man, 35, and the employee, who was in his 20s, died at the scene after suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Authorities say an armed guard near a side door at the bar heard the gunshots and got into a gunfight with the suspect. Both were wounded.
The armed suspect ran out of the bar toward a street crowded with holiday revelers but was caught quickly by officers chasing him, police said.
Police are not identifying the suspect because of the ongoing investigation.
After the shooting, police canceled the midnight fireworks show that was expected to draw as many as 40,000 people.