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July 24, 2020

Homicide Investigation in South Sacramento

Shortly after 11 a.m. on Friday July 24, 2020, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a call from the 7600 block of Harvest Woods Drive regarding reports of a shooting.

Deputies responded and located a 23-year-old male suffering from at least one gunshot wound. They immediately began life saving measures as fire personnel responded. Fire personnel arrived and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

Homicide detectives responded and believe the shooting was targeted, although a motive is not known at this time. Witness interviews are still being conducted. No suspect information is available.

The identity of the victim in this case 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 or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).

Sergeant Tess Deterding

Sheriff’s Spokesperson

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