According to witnesses at the scene, a man got out of a black Acura that had pulled up to the residence , pulling a gun and taking aim at Ramirez shooting the young boy multiple times.
Ramarez was attending a birthday party on Whitecliff way in Citrus Heights when the senseless shooting occurred. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he is currently listed in critical condition.
According to police Ramirez was shot at least four times.
Police have very little to go on and are still trying to determine the motive.
Daniel Emanuel Gokey weighed in at 8 pounds, 11 ounces.
Gokey released the following statement:
“Leyicet and I are overjoyed to welcome the new member of our family. I’m ecstatic to be a first time dad and to have a new little buddy to hang out with. Thankfully, because of what I do, it will also allow me the flexibility to spend a lot of quality time with him. I have so many exciting projects ahead this year but a brand new baby is an amazing way to get the new year started. We feel really blessed!”
The 32-year-old Gokey, whose first wife died in 2008 following an operation for congenital heart disease, married Leyicet, a 26-year-old model, in January 2012. Their engagement and marriage were announced on his charity website, Sophia’s Heart.
The site was created in honor of Gokey’s late wife Sophia. As some of you may recall, in Idol season eight, Gokey shared the tragic story of losing his wife to routine heart surgery. Since then he has dedicated himself to raising money for Sophia’s Heart, reaching out to children and helping them through difficult times, at various stages of their lives.