Sacramento Police Investigate Fatal Shooting on Truxel Road cover

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a homicide in the 6100 Block of Riverside Boulevard. The incident, which occurred on December 7, 2023, around 12:51 p.m., involved a 21-year-old male who was shot and later pronounced deceased at a local hospital.

According to the Sacramento Police Department, patrol officers were dispatched following reports of a shooting. "While officers were responding, they were advised that the victim had been transported to an area hospital by a vehicle on scene," the department stated. Despite medical staff's efforts, the young man succumbed to his injuries.

Homicide detectives and crime scene investigators have taken over the case, focusing on processing the scene, canvassing the area, and interviewing witnesses. The investigation into the circumstances of this tragic event is ongoing.

The identity of the victim will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office once next of kin have been notified.

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The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information about this case to contact their dispatch center at (916) 808-5471 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357). Anonymous tips can also be submitted via the “P3 Tips” smartphone app. Informants may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 and can choose to remain anonymous.

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