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. 20100317-044
Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Teenager Killed in Early Morning Shooting

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating the murder of a 17-year-old male that occurred early this morning.

On March 17, 2010, at 7:00 a.m., officers responded to Summersdale Way near Mack Road on a male subject who had been shot. The male victim was transported to the hospital where he later died. 

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene.  At this time, it is unknown what provoked the incident.  The suspects are described as three male Blacks, late teens to early twenties, wearing dark clothing, and one of the suspects possibly having dreadlock type hair.

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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