Sacramento Sheriff investigating homicide in South Sacramento

The Sacramento Sheriff’s Department is investigating a homicide that took place Thursday evening. A victim was shot and transported to the hospital where the victim died of their injuries.

The Sheriff’s Department issued the following press release on its Facebook page


At approximately 6:29 p.m. on Thursday, January 13, 2022, the Sheriff’s Communications Center received a call from a subject inside a business on the 6900 block of Stockton Boulevard in Sacramento County. The caller stated they heard gunshots and they believed someone had been shot inside a vehicle. The caller then stated that the vehicle containing the victim was driven away from the scene.

Upon arrival, deputies found evidence that a shooting had occurred but no victims or victim vehicle was on scene.

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene investigators responded to the scene and are actively interviewing witnesses and gathering evidence. No further information or suspect information is available at this time.

The identity of the victim in this case will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office after identification and notification of next of kin.

Detectives are asking anyone with information relating to this incident, to please contact the Sheriff’s Office at (916) 874-5115 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP. Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).

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