The Sacramento Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting that took place Friday night in South Sacramento. A woman was killed and three other people injured in an act that the department is calling a targeted shooting.
NEWS RELEASE: HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION IN SOUTH SACRAMENTO
On May 17, 2019, at 10:40 P.M., the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a shooting in the 7300 block of Stockton Blvd in South Sacramento. As Deputies responded, it was reported there were multiple victims, including a child who had been shot.
Upon arrival to the scene, deputies located three gunshot victims inside an apartment complex. The first victim, a 27-year-old female, sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to an area hospital by the Fire Department where she was later pronounced deceased. The second victim, a 30-year-old male, sustained a gunshot wound to his upper body and was transported to an area hospital by the Fire Department where he remains in critical condition. The third victim, a 26-year-old male, sustained a gunshot wound to his upper body and was transported to an area hospital by the Fire Department where he is currently in stable condition.
A fourth victim, a 4-year-old male, sustained a gunshot wound to his upper body and was transported to an area hospital by a private party prior to deputies’ arrival. He is currently in stable condition.
At this time, investigators have not identified a motive for this crime, but they do believe the location was targeted. Witnesses described seeing five black male adults in all black clothing leave the scene after the shooting occurred.
The identity of the homicide victim, in this case, will be made available by the Sacramento County Coroner’s office after notification has been made to her next of kin.