City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
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MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20110220-034
Sunday, February 20, 2011

Police Investigate Homicide Outside Restaurant

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating an early morning shooting that left a 27-year-old dead.

On February 20, 2011, at 2:40 a.m., officers received a call to the 2900 block of Advantage Way on a subject who had been shot outside a restaurant.  Officers arrived finding a 27-year-old male who had been shot and was declared deceased at the scene.

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene.  Based on the preliminary investigation, it is believed that two groups of subjects got into an argument inside the restaurant.  The groups went outside and the argument escalated when the victim was shot.  The suspects are described as two male Blacks, 20's, 5'8-5'10". 

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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