(Sacramento Bee) The Placer County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday identified the gunman in Tuesday’s shooting spree that killed a 93-year-old-woman and left another person and a police K-9 injured.
Stanley Stepanski III, 48, of Florence, Mont., was shot and killed by police after killing Mary Toste, wounding a police dog named Eros and a motorist, and firing at others, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
The shooting began around 7 p.m. Tuesday when a man was seen with a gun, firing off rounds starting in a Newcastle parking lot. The spree ended when he was shot and killed on Interstate 80 near the Highway 65 overpass.
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