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Sacramento Police release more information on shooting in Elk Grove

The Sacramento Police Department has released more information on an officer-involved shooting that took place in Elk Grove Tuesday afternoon. Body cam video will be released within 30 days.

On October 11, 2022, just after 12:00 p.m., Sacramento Police Department detectives were at a residential apartment complex in the 6800 block of Di Lusso Drive in Elk Grove. The detectives were attempting to locate 32-year-old Terry Sharp, who was wanted for a felony fraud warrant originating from Orange County (CA) and was a person of interest in an active assault investigation in the City of Sacramento.

Around 12:10 p.m., detectives located Sharp in the complex’s parking lot and attempted to arrest him. When the detectives made contact with Sharp, he began manipulating a firearm that he was holding. Detectives told him to drop the gun multiple times. Sharp refused their commands while continuing to hold the gun and an officer-involved shooting occurred.

Officers rendered emergency aid before medical personnel transported Sharp to an area hospital for treatment. He remains in police custody as he receives medical treatment. Detectives recovered Sharp’s firearm at the scene.

This incident is being investigated by the Elk Grove Police Department’s Investigation Bureau, the Sacramento Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division, and Professional Standards Unit. Sacramento Police Department Force Investigation Team will also conduct an investigation into the incident. The investigation will focus on policy, tactics, and training regarding the use of force. The Office of Public Safety Accountability and the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office are providing oversight by monitoring the investigation.

This incident falls under the City Council’s policy on Police Use of Force as well as Senate Bill 1421. As a result, the video and audio associated with this incident will be released to the public within 30 days.

For further information related to our policies, please visit the following link: https://www.cityofsacramento.org/Police/Transparency

The Elk Grove Police Department encourages any witnesses with information regarding this investigation to contact them at (916) 478-8063 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357). Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000. Anonymous tips can also be submitted using the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app.

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