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. 20091216-250
Wednesday, December 16, 2009

North Sacramento Homicide

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred in North Sacramento. 

On December 15, 2009, at 9:55 p.m., the Police Department responded to the 1900 block of San Juan Road on the report of someone possibly shot.  Upon arrival, officers located a male 19-years-old suffering from gun shot wounds.  The male victim was transported to an area hospital where he later died. 

The Sacramento Police Department's Homicide Unit and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene.  Based on the investigation, detectives believe that the victim and his friend were about leave in the victim's vehicle when three male Blacks wearing dark clothing shot and killed the victim. 

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime or this person 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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