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. 20111117-192
Thursday, November 17, 2011

Male Dies After Weekend Assault

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating the stabbing death of a 23-year-old male.

On Saturday, November 12, 2011, at 1:42 a.m., officers were hailed regarding a fight that had just occurred in the parking garage at 15th Street and L Street. Officers discovered 3 victims who had been stabbed during the altercation.  One of the victims died this morning from his injuries.

The Sacramento Police Department's Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Investigations Unit responded to the scene.  At this time, detectives are actively investigating the circumstances that led to the homicide. The motive for this murder and the confrontation between the suspects and the victims is unknown. The suspects were described as two male Blacks who fled the scene on foot.  

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact 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.

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

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