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. 20130322-043
Friday, March 22, 2013

Homicide

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating an early morning shooting that left one man dead.  

On Friday, March 22, 2013, at approximately 4:06 a.m., officers responded to the area of 35th Street and 26th Avenue regarding reports of sounds of gunfire in the area.  Witnesses also reported a man lying in the street. 

Officers quickly arrived and found the male Black adult victim in his 20’s on 35th Street just south of 26th Avenue.  The unresponsive victim appeared to have sustained multiple gunshot wounds.  

Sacramento Fire Department personnel also responded and declared the victim deceased at the scene.  Homicide investigators and CSI were called out to assist with the investigation. 

At this time there is no known motive for this deadly shooting and detectives continue to investigate this incident.  A dark sedan was observed in the area around the time of the shooting, and is believed to possibly be involved.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to please contact police as they attempt to determine the circumstances surrounding this case.  

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