THIS IS A DIRECT REPOST FROM THE SACRAMENTO POLICE DEPARTMENT MEDIA RELEASE
On August 12, 2021 at approximately 1:17 a.m., Sacramento Police Department patrol officers responded to the area of Front Street and Neasham Circle for a report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they located an adult male who had sustained at least one life-threatening gunshot wound. Officers began to render medical aid to the victim. Despite their efforts the victim succumbed to his injuries and was declared deceased on scene by fire personnel.
Homicide detectives and crime scene investigators have responded to take over the investigation. This investigation is in the early stages. Based on the preliminary investigation detectives believe that this incident stemmed from an argument that escalated into a shooting. Detectives will be conducting a canvass of the area for witnesses and evidence. There is no suspect information to release at this time.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the victim 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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