On October 21, 2022 shortly before 10 p.m., Sacramento Police Department patrol officers responded to the 1400 block of Grand Avenue to assist the Twin Rivers Police Department following reports of a shooting in a parking lot at Grant Union High School. Evidence of a shooting was found however there were no victims at the scene. A short time later, officers were notified that a shooting victim had self-transported to a local hospital. The victim, a male in his mid-20's, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

Due to the circumstances, homicide detectives and crime scene investigators responded to take over the investigation. They processed the scene, canvassed the area, and interviewed witnesses. One firearm was located at the scene. The motive for this incident remains under investigation, however it is believed a disturbance among a group of approximately 20 subjects preceded the shooting. This investigation is still in its early stages and there is no suspect information to provide at this time.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the deceased 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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