City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20090722-152
Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Two People Shot in South Area Incident

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a late night shooting that left one person dead and another in critical condition.

On July 21, 2009, at 10:14 p.m., the Police Department responded to Seavey Circle near 5th Street on a person who had been shot.  Officers arrived and found a 35-year-old male Black who was declared deceased at the scene and a 28-year-old male Black who was transported from the scene to U.C. Davis Medical Center in critical condition.

The Sacramento Police Department's Homicide and Crime Scene Investigators responded and took over the investigation.  The investigation is on-going and no further details are available at this time.   

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES).  Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information.  Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

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