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. 20110917-160
Saturday, September 17, 2011

Man Found Shot along Bike Trail

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

On September 17, 2011, at 6:05 a.m., officers were called to the area of Northgate Blvd and Highway 160 where a male appeared to need medical attention.  Both police and medical personal arrived and found that the victim had been shot.  Medics transported the victim to an area hospital where he was listed in critical condition. 

The Sacramento Police Department's Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene.  At this time, detectives are actively investigating the circumstances that led up to the shooting; however, they have yet to identify a suspect(s) or motive.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact the Police Department at (916) 264-5471; or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) 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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