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Rabeneck Way Shooting Death Investigation

At 10:18 a.m. on Monday, March 22, 2021, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a call from a U.S. Postal Service Supervisor.  The caller stated one of his letter carriers was delivering mail to a residence on the 5100 block of Rabeneck Way and saw two adults on the ground in the driveway of the home with blood around them.

Deputies arrived at the location and found an adult male and an adult female laying unresponsive on the ground in front of the garage.  A single firearm was found near the two victims who were clearly deceased.

Homicide Detectives collected evidence and interviewed witnesses for several hours.  No arrests were made nor expected and there are no outstanding suspects.  No further information is available 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 Rod Grassmann

Sheriff’s Spokesman


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