Sacramento, CA | After a report of a shooting at a Meadowview home, officers arrive to find several people dead.

Late Saturday evening, officers were called to a home in the 7600 block of 18th Street in the Meadowview area of Sacramento for a report of people being shot. The caller advised that he had been engaged in a gun battle in home according Sergeant Andrew Pettit, Sacramento Police Department.

When officers arrived, they found four people dead and one wounded in the residence. Pettit stated that one person was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening wounds and that the caller engaged in the gun battle was not injured.

Pettit stated that a neighbor reported seeing a dark-colored vehicle leave the scene after the gunfire.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information.  Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Sgt. Andrew Pettit talks about the incident…

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