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. 20101101-186
Monday, November 01, 2010

Man Found Murdered

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a shooting of a man on Halloween night.

On Sunday, October 31, 2010, at 8:42 p.m., officers responded to the 2300 block of Harris Avenue regarding a report of a person shot.  Officers arrived and found a man in his 30's with an apparent gunshot wound. He was declared deceased at the scene.  

Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene.  Based on the preliminary investigation, it appears that a friend came over to the victim's house and found him shot.  At this time the motive for this homicide is unknown. 

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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