Murder complaint against Roseville park shooting suspect
Placer County District Attorney’s Office files murder complaint against Roseville park shooting suspect
Published April 10, 2023
The Placer County District Attorney’s Office filed a criminal complaint against 35-year-old Eric J. Abril for charges of murder, kidnapping causing bodily harm, and attempted murder on a police officer, among other charges as it relates to a local Roseville park shooting that occurred on April 6, 2023.
Specifically, it is alleged the defendant attempted to muder a peace officer in a local Roseville park, which resulted in multiple injuries and one fatality. The complaint also alleges that Abril kidnapped a victim causing bodily harm and murdered another victim in the commission of a kidnapping. The complaint also includes a charge of possession of a firearm by a felon, and allegations that he was previously convicted of a prior serious or violent felony.
This arrest was made by the Roseville Police Department after a standoff with multiple responding agencies.
The defendant appeared in court and the Public Defender’s Office was appointed to represent the defendant. The defendant did not enter a plea and the arraignment was continued to April 18, 2023 at 8:30 a.m. in Department 20. The defendant will be held at the Placer County jail without bail.