City of Sacramento Police Department

Chief of Police
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Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

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For Immediate Release No. 20100214-029
Sunday, February 14, 2010

Stabbing Results in Murder

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating the murder of a 23-year-old male.

On February 14, 2010, at 3:24 p.m., officers responded to the 3500 block of 53rd Street on a man who had just been stabbed.  Officers arrived finding the male victim with critical injuries.  The Sacramento Fire Department transported the victim to U.C. Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene.  Based upon their preliminary investigation it is believed that the victim got into a confrontation with the suspect.  The confrontation got physical and the suspect stabbed the victim.  The suspect is described as a male Hispanic, late teens to early twenties, 5'4", 130 lbs, spiked hair, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

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.

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