April 23, 2013
Homicide Investigation Underway
Sheriff's Homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a woman found dead in south Sacramento earlier today. Shortly before 4:00 p.m., Sheriff's deputies responded to a residence in the 5900 block of Mascot Avenue regarding a shooting victim. A female caller stated that she had returned home to find her roommate shot to death inside the home.
Upon entering the residence, deputies located a woman in her 50's who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds to her upper body. Paramedics declared her deceased at the scene. The victim was inside a bedroom within the residence. No information regarding any suspect(s) associated with this crime has been developed. The reporting person was detained for questioning, but is not considered a suspect at this time.Anyone having information pertinent to this incident is asked to contact the Sheriff's Department at (916) 874-5115. Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com, by texting to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering the keyword SSD, or by calling (916) 874-TIPS.
Sergeant Jason Ramos,
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