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. 20130828-134
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Shooting – Homicide

 

Recent shooting is now being investigated as a homicide.

On Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at 3:37 p.m., officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 3800 block of Robinridge Way.  Officers located the male Asian victim, in his late teens, who was unresponsive and transported to the hospital by medical personnel. 

The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was at an area park when he was struck with gunfire and critically injured.    The 17-year-old victim was identified and has since died at the hospital.  

Multiple witnesses were contacted at the scene and a neighborhood canvas was completed.  On the day of the shooting, Homicide and Gang Detectives were summoned to the scene to assist with the ongoing investigation.  No arrest has been made.    

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 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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