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March 05, 2020

Homicide Investigation on Date Avenue

Shortly before midnight on Friday, February 28, 2020, the Sheriff’s Communication Center received a call from a hotel in the 5300 block of Date Avenue in Sacramento County. The caller stated someone at that location had been shot.

Deputies arrived and located an adult male victim inside a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body. Deputies immediately began life saving measures. Fire personnel arrived and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

No motive or suspect information is available at this time.

Homicide detectives are currently investigating.

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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