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Homicide Investigation on Renick Way

Shortly after 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 9, 2021, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a call from the 3900 block of Renick Way regarding a shooting.    

Deputies responded and located two, juvenile subjects suffering from gunshot wounds.  They immediately began life-saving measures on both subjects while fire personnel arrived.  Fire pronounced one of the subjects deceased at the scene and transported the other subject to a local hospital in critical, but stable condition.

Homicide detectives responded to the scene, gathered evidence and interviewed witnesses.  This investigation is in the preliminary stages and is ongoing.  The motive for this shooting is unclear and there is no suspect information to release at this time.

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 Kionna Rowe

Acting Sheriff’s Spokesperson





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