At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies assigned to the Rancho Cordova Police Department responded to a report of a suicidal subject in the 2600 block of Tierra Grande Circle in the City of Rancho Cordova.
During the course of their investigation, officers developed information that the suspect was armed with a gun and made threats to harm law enforcement and members of the general public. Officers further obtained information about the suspect’s possible location, which caused them to respond to an orchard near Folsom Boulevard and Rod Beaudry Drive, in the County of Sacramento.
Officers from the Rancho Cordova Police Department, with the assistance of Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies and rangers from Sacramento County Regional Parks, attempted to contain the area to ascertain whether the suspect was at that location and to make contact with him. While setting up containment, the suspect fired at least one round at officers, striking a County Park Ranger’s marked patrol unit.
Members of the Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Detail (SED) responded to the location and detained the suspect without further incident. No officers were injured and no shots were fired by officers.
The suspect, who has been identified as 33-year-old Daniel Bingenheimer (see attached photo) of Sacramento, was booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail on charges related to this incident, including assault with a firearm on a peace officer.
Sergeant Tess Deterding
Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office/
Rancho Cordova Police Department