City of Sacramento Police Department

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Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

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For Immediate Release No. 20101026-180
Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Man Shot In Front of Apartment Complex

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating the shooting of a man on Monday evening. 

On October 25, 2010, at 8:33 p.m. officers responded to a shooting call in the 5300 block of 47th Avenue.  Officers arrived and found a 35-year-old male that had been shot.  The victim was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. 

Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded.  Based on the preliminary investigation, detectives believe that the victim was outside of an apartment complex when he was shot.  Three subjects that were seen fleeing the area around the time of the shooting were described as male Blacks in their 20's.  The motive for the shooting is still currently under 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.

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