This story is so freaking sad. Jaylen Betschart was a solid quarterback and his film his junior year was pretty damn good.
The Sacramento native reportedly crashed his vehicle near Granite Regional Park on Saturday. When police arrived, Betschart was found with a gunshot wound inside the vehicle.
Police said Betschart was shot at least once. Officers attempted to perform life-saving measures but Betschart died at the scene.
Betschart played football and baseball at school. He was just starting his senior year.
He played at Sacramento High during his junior year according to HUDL.
Police have arrested a 17 year old male in connection to the death, but will not release his name because of his age.
SPD detectives have arrested a 17-year-old male in connection with the homicide that occurred in the 8300 block of Jackson Road on October 3, 2020. Detectives have been working diligently to solve this homicide and continue to investigate this shooting. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/Yc24by1vUJ— Sacramento Police (@SacPolice) October 9, 2020