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. 20100531-102
Monday, May 31, 2010

Man Dies Eight Days After Being Shot

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating the murder of 31-year-old Luis Garcia.

On May 22, 2010, at 2:10 a.m., officers responded to Arden Way and Exposition Boulevard on a subject who had been shot.  Officers arrived finding four victims with what was believed to be non-life threatening injuries from being shot.  Officer's preliminary investigation revealed that the victims were all brothers and sisters and had just left a nearby night club.  At the night club, the victims had gotten into an argument with another group.  The victims left the night club and while stopped at Arden Way and Exposition Boulevard they were shot at by occupants of a burgundy car with tinted windows. 

On May 30, 2010, the Police Department was notified that Luis Garcia had died from the injuries sustained during the May 22 shooting.  Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation.

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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