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Man Arrested For Murdering Calaveras County Resident

Fair Oaks, CA — A Valley Springs man was shot and killed when an apparent drug deal went bad in a Sacramento suburb.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office confirms that Calaveras County resident Nicholas Mitchell Jaffray, 25, was killed over the weekend in Fair Oaks. The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office says 25-year-old Kane Thompson has been arrested in connection and charged with murder.

Information obtained from the Sheriff’s Office says, “Detectives believe the shooting occurred when a drug deal went bad. Detectives are still looking for a second suspect described as a black male adult, late 20’s to early 30’s, approximately five feet ten inches tall, medium build with short hair.”

Witnesses called 911 to report that two vehicles were chasing after each other in the 10500 block of Fair Oaks Blvd. on Saturday evening and a “loud bang” was heard. Jaffray was transported to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead.  The incident happened at around 9pm.

No further information about the details leading up to the incident has been released by Sacramento County officials.