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. 20120506-066
Sunday, May 06, 2012

Police Investigate Homicide on Scoles Court

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 28-year-old man. 

On Saturday, May 5, 2012, at 11:23 p.m., police responded to a call of a man who had just been shot in the 100 block of Scoles Ct.  Upon arrival, police discovered the victim lying in the driveway of a home.  He sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was declared deceased at the scene by medical personnel.

Witnesses described the suspects as two male Black subjects, fleeing the area in a dark colored vehicle.  

The Sacramento Police Department's Homicide Unit and Crime Scene Investigations Unit responded to investigate.  At this time, detectives are actively investigating the circumstances that led to the homicide.  A motive for the shooting has not yet been determined.

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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