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. 20121108-150
Thursday, November 08, 2012

Police Investigate Homicide

On Wednesday, November 7, 2012, at approximately 7:44 p.m., officers responded to the 2100 block of 65th Avenue regarding reports of shots being fired.  Upon arrival, officers discovered evidence of a shooting; however, no victims or suspects were located at the scene.

While responding officers began their investigation, the Communications Center received notification that a male victim in his 20’s had been transported to an area hospital after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body.  The victim eventually succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.   

Very shortly after the first victim arrived at the hospital, a second victim was admitted after sustaining non-life threatening gunshot wounds to his lower body.  The second victim to arrive at the hospital is described as a juvenile in his late teens.    

Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators are actively investigating the case.  Additional details are not available as the investigation is still ongoing.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this case to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text 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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