City of Sacramento Police Department

Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

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For Immediate Release No. 20180207-014
Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Shooting Investigation - Eleanor Avenue / Altos Avenue

This press release is a summary of the facts known at this time, as this incident is actively being investigated. The information contained in the press release is subject to change. Additional details will be released as they become available.

On Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at approximately 2:35 p.m., officers from the Sacramento Police Department were called to the area of Eleanor Avenue and Altos Avenue regarding a shooting.

Officers arrived and located two male adults, each of whom sustained gunshot wounds. Officers immediately took lifesaving measures until relieved by Sacramento Fire Department personnel.

Both victims were transported by the Sacramento Fire Department to a local area hospital. One male adult remains in serious but stable condition. The other male adult remains in critical condition.

Officers conducted an initial canvas of the area for witnesses and evidence. Based on the severity of the victim’s injuries, Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators were summoned to the scene to take over the investigation. At this time, a motive for the shooting has not been determined.

The Sacramento Police Department encourages any witnesses with information regarding this homicide to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or submit an anonymous tip using the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app.  Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.

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