City of Sacramento Police Department

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

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MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20110417-061
Sunday, April 17, 2011

Party Turns Deadly

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a shooting at a party where five people were shot and one died from his injuries.

On Sunday, April 17, 2011, at 3:30 a.m., officers responded to the 3800 block of Fig Street on a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were transported to the hospital where the male in his 30's died. The three other victims took themselves to the hospital.

The Sacramento Police Department's Homicide Unit and Crime Scene Investigations Unit responded to investigate.  At this time, investigators believe that the victims and the suspect were at a party together. An altercation broke out and the suspect shot five people.

The suspect fled the scene. He is described as a male Black 20-25 years old, 6'0-6'3", 170-190 lbs, short hair, light complexion, wearing a black t-shirt and blue jeans.

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 up to $1,000.

 

 

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