Sacramento Police Department

04/20/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/20/2019 23:42

Homicide Investigation- 200 block of Danville Way

This press release is a summary of the facts known at this time, as this incident is actively being investigated. The information contained in the press release is subject to change. Additional details will be released as they become available.

On Saturday, April 20, at approximately 2:57 p.m., officers from the Sacramento Police Department responded to the 200 block of Danville Way due to multiple reports of a shooting in the area.

Responding officers arrived and located a male adult with at least one gunshot wound. Officers immediately took lifesaving measures until relieved by Sacramento Fire Department personnel.

The male adult victim was transported by the Sacramento Fire Department to a local area hospital. Despite life-saving efforts, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

Officers conducted an initial canvas of the area for witnesses and evidence. Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene investigators have been called to the scene to take over the investigation. At this time, a motive for the shooting has not been determined.

The identity of the victim will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner's Office once next of kin has been notified.

The Sacramento Police Department encourages any witnesses with information regarding this homicide to contact the dispatch center at (916) 808-5471 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or submit an anonymous tip using the free 'P3 Tips' smartphone app. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.