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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

Contact: Alexandria Corneiro
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

ATF Offers $10,000 Reward For Information on the Whereabouts of Wanted Sacramento Man

Portrait of Mtula Tashamby Payton

Sacramento, Calif.- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the apprehension of Mtula Tashamby Payton. On April 3rd, at approximately 2:00 a.m., City of Sacramento Police Department patrol officers responded to a mass shooting near 10th Street and K Street in the downtown area of Sacramento. The incident resulted in the deaths of six people and shooting injuries of twelve others. During the investigation, City of Sacramento Police Department detectives identified Mtula Tashamby Payton as one of the individuals involved in the shooting. The Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office has issued an arrest warrant for Mtula Tashamby Payton for the charge of murder. Anyone with any information regarding Payton’s whereabouts should contact ATF at 1-(888)-ATF-TIPS (1-(888)-283-8477) or by visiting or through the mobile “Reportit” app, available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store. All calls will be kept confidential. Or contact the City of Sacramento Police Department at 1-(916)-808-0800.


Race: Black Male                                  Height: 5’6”
Weight: 145 lbs.                                    Age: 27

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