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. 20100321-048
Sunday, March 21, 2010

Police Investigate Homicide

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating the late night homicide of a 33-year-old male in North Sacramento.

On March 20, 2010, at 11:51 p.m., officers responded to the 600 block of Lindsay Avenue on a subject who had been shot.  Officer arrived finding a 33-year-old male Black who appeared to have been shot in his home.  The Sacramento Fire Department declared the victim deceased at the scene.

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene.  Based on the preliminary investigation, detectives believe the victim got into an argument with two subjects which escalated when the victim was shot.  The suspects are described as male Blacks, in their 20's, and wearing dark clothing. 

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.

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