On Monday, April 18, 2022, at approximately 6:56 p.m., Sheriff’s Communications Center received several separate calls regarding a shooting that just occurred at the park located on the 11,000 block of Fair Oaks Boulevard. The callers advised that someone had been shot and was lying in the parking lot. Additional callers stated the shooter, an adult male, left the park on foot traveling northbound through the park to Madison Avenue across the street and into the City of Citrus Heights. A short time later, callers traveling on Madison Avenue just west of Fair Oaks Boulevard reported hearing several gunshots and seeing an adult male on the ground at the north side of the street.

Deputies responded to the park and located an adult male suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper body. Deputies pronounced the subject deceased at the scene. Deputies then responded to the north side of Madison Avenue and located a second gunshot victim who was transported to a local area hospital and later pronounced deceased. Deputies secured the Madison Avenue scene until Citrus Heights Police Department arrived to take over.

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene investigators responded to the scene, interviewed many witnesses and gathered evidence. No further information or suspect information is available at this time. The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Team will handle the investigation for the park shooting. Citrus Heights Police Department will conduct the Madison Avenue shooting investigation.

The identity of the park shooting victim will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office after identification and notification of next of kin.

Detectives are asking anyone with information relating to this incident, to please contact the Sheriff’s Office at (916) 874-5115 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP. Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).


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