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. 20130117-004
Thursday, January 17, 2013

Homicide

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting. 

On Thursday, January 17, 2013, at approximately 12:44 p.m., police responded to the 3100 block of 39th Street regarding reports of a shooting.  Officers quickly arrived and located a male Hispanic adult in his late teens/early twenties suffering from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds. 

The victim was transported by emergency medical personnel to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injures. 

It is believed at this time that multiple shots were fired from a car and struck the victim who was on foot near the suspect vehicle.  There is no known motive at this time for the shooting. 

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 deadly incident. 

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.

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