Elk Grove Police investigating early morning homicide

The Elk Grove Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place early Saturday morning that resulted in the death of an 18-year-old male. The press release below was sent out Saturday afternoon

ELK GROVE, CA – On April 9, 2022, at 2:06 a.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to the 7400 block of Brandamore Court regarding a shooting that had taken place. Upon arrival, officers found one victim inside the residence. Unfortunately, the victim, an 18-year-old male, succumbed to his injury despite life-saving efforts. The name of the victim has not been released and identification will be made by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office. 

EGPD detectives responded to the scene and have been actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting. The preliminary investigation has revealed that the residence was an Airbnb rental being used as a site for a party. Detectives believe there were approximately 10-15 people at the house during the party; however, most were gone when officers arrived. At this time, a suspect has not been identified, and the motive is unknown.

Anyone with information regarding this homicide investigation is asked to call the Elk Grove Police Department Communication Center (916) 714-5115 or Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357). Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. Tips can also be sent via SMS text message by entering CRIMES (274637) on a cell phone, followed by Tip732 and the message.

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