On February 16, 2022 at approximately 6:33 p.m., officers responded to the 4500 block of Truxel Road regarding a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located one subject, an adult male, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Officers immediately began life-saving efforts which were later taken over by personnel from the Sacramento Fire Department. Despite these efforts, the subject was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Officers detained multiple subjects at the scene. Detectives and crime scene investigators are responding to take over the investigation and will be conducting a thorough canvass of the area for evidence and witnesses. This investigation is in the early stages and information is limited. The circumstances surrounding the shooting remain under investigation.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the victim after next of kin notifications have been made.
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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