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. 20110103-004
Monday, January 03, 2011

Police Investigate Late Night Homicide

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating the death of a 37 year old male.

On Sunday, January 2, 2011, at 10:15 p.m., officers were called to the 4200 block of Lotus Av by the Sacramento Fire Department. Fire personnel had responded to a call of a subject with difficulty breathing. Upon arrival, they discovered that the man was suffering from a stab wound. He was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene.  Detectives have identified a possible suspect but are not releasing this information at this time due to the ongoing 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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