SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A drive-by shooting late Sunday afternoon in a south Sacramento neighborhood has left one man dead, and a suspect on the run.
Around 4:30 Sunday afternoon, Sacramento police officers responded to the 7900 block of 48th Avenue for multiple reports of a shooting that just occurred.
When officers arrived, they found an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Officers immediately started performing CPR on the victim until paramedics arrived. Paramedics responded and determined the victim to be deceased upon arrival.
A homicide investigation was initiated and detectives responded to the scene to start gathering witness statements and process any evidence.
At the time of the shooting, a large family gathering of some sort appeared to have occurred. Many of the family members were gathered and held at the scene to talk to detectives. Community chaplains responded to assist the family with any counseling they may need.
Police have yet to release a suspect description. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sacramento Police Department.
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