May 2, 2013
Help Identify this Shooting Suspect
Sheriff's detectives are looking for the public's assistance to identify a man responsible for shooting a 10 year-old boy two weeks ago. The suspect (see attached composite sketch) is described as a Hispanic male, between 20-30 years of age. He is believed to possibly have a scar on the side of his forehead.
On April 20, 2013 at approximately 11:15 p.m., the 10 year-old victim was standing with friends in front of a residence in the 6300 block of Whitecliff Way in North Highlands. A black vehicle with several occupants drove up to the victim, and one of the occupants said something to the juveniles standing outside the home. The suspect, a passenger in the vehicle, then produced a handgun and began firing, striking the victim multiple times. The victim was transported to a hospital, and is expected to survive his injuries.The motive for this shooting remains under investigation. Anyone believing they know the identity of the person depicted in this sketch, or having any information regarding this incident, is asked to contact the Sheriff's Detective Bureau at (916) 874-5070. 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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