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August 29, 2017

Homicide Investigation on Karm Way

A little after 1:00 a.m. on August 29, 2017, the Sheriff’s Communication Center received multiple 911 calls regarding the sound of gunshots in the 5100 block of Karm Way in Sacramento.

Deputies responded to the scene and located a 22-year-old male victim in the driveway of a residence suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body. Deputies immediately began life saving measures.  Sacramento Metro Fire responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. Witnesses in the area observed a dark colored compact fleeing the area of the scene after shooting.  There is no known motive or suspect description at this time.

The identity of the victim in this case will be made available by the Sacramento County Coroner’s office, after notification has been made to his next of kin. 

Detectives are asking anyone with information relating to this incident, to please contact the Sheriff’s Department 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 Tony Turnbull

Sheriff’s Spokesman

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