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. 20120330-043
Friday, March 30, 2012

Have You Seen This Car?

The Sacramento Police Department is asking the public for their help in solving a homicide.

On March 12, 2012, at 11:01 p.m., police were called to the Roy Nielsen Park, located at Center Parkway and St. Lukes Way, regarding the sounds of gun fire.  Upon arrival, officers located a 31-year-old male victim who suffered a fatal gunshot wound.  Witnesses reported seeing the victim in a dispute with a small group of male Black adults prior to the shooting.

The suspects were last seen driving away in a 1995-1996 dark-colored Buick with a primer- colored front right fender and a front right headlight that was pointing upward.  The interior was described as dark in color with a dome light hanging from the headliner.

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

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

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