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. 20101220-209
Monday, December 20, 2010

Police Investigate Fatal Shooting

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man deceased.

On Monday, December 20, 2010, at 2:57 p.m., officers were hailed about a person who had been shot in the 5000 block of Mack Rd. Officers located a male Black in his 20's with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was treated by the Sacramento Fire Department and transported to the hospital where he was declared deceased.

Sacramento Police Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene.  At this time, detectives have not identified a suspect or determined a motive for the killing.  The victim's identity is not being released at this time pending notification to his family.    

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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