Sacramento Sheriff’s Department investigating South Sacramento shooting that left one dead and three injured

The Sacramento Sheriff’s Department issued the following press release regarding a shooting that happened early Sunday morning


On Sunday, April 17, 2022, at approximately 12:16 a.m., the Sheriff’s Communications Center received a call in the 7200 block of Franklin Boulevard regarding a shooting that just occurred. The caller advised that someone had been shot and was lying in the parking lot of a local business.

Deputies responded and located two adult males and one adult female, each suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Deputies began performing life-saving measures on one male victim while awaiting fire personnel. Sacramento Metro Fire arrived a short time later and pronounced the subject deceased at the scene. The other two victims were transported by fire to local area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. A fourth victim sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital by private vehicle before deputies arrived on scene.

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene, interviewed witnesses and gathered 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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