Four people were killed Friday in two shooting incidents in the Sacramento area that are being investigated by the Sacramento police and sheriff’s department.
Around 11 a.m. Sacramento Sheriff’s deputies responded to a shooting at an apartment complex in the 1100 block of Howe Avenue at Fairview Street. SWAT was called in when deputies could not get a response from the suspect or victims in the apartment. SWAT members were able to breach the door and gain access where they found three deceased persons, one male and two females. The Sheriff’s Department believes the incident is a murder-suicide with the male killing the two females before taking his own life. The three people are believed to be related
The Sacramento police department is investigating a shooting that took place around 7 p.m. in the 2600 Block of Kit Carson Street, in the north Land Park area of Sacramento. Responding officers found a male victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim succumbed to their injuries.
Homicide Investigation – 2600 Block of Kit Carson Street
On September 15, 2023, around 7:00 p.m., Sacramento Police Department patrol officers responded to the 2600 Block of Kit Carson Street regarding reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, responding officers located one adult male victim who sustained at least one gunshot wound. Officers immediately began performing life-saving measures until relieved by Sacramento Fire Department Personnel. Despite these efforts, the victim was pronounced deceased on scene.
Due to the circumstances, homicide detectives and crime scene investigators responded to take over the investigation. They processed the scene, canvassed the area, and interviewed witnesses. This incident remains in its early stages and the exact circumstances of what occurred remain under investigation.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the deceased after next of kin have been notified.
The Sacramento Police Department encourages any witnesses with information regarding this investigation to contact the dispatch center at (916) 808-5471 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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