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Homicide Investigation 5100 Block of Southwest Avenue

On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at approximately 11:24 p.m., the Sheriff’s Communications Center received a call from the 5100 block of Southwest Avenue.  The caller advised that someone was lying on the sidewalk.

Deputies responded and located an adult male suffering from at least one gunshot wound.  Deputies began performing life-saving measures on the victim while waiting for fire personnel arrive.  Sacramento Metro Fire arrived a short time later and pronounced the subject deceased at the scene.

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene investigators responded to the scene, interviewed witnesses and gathered evidence.  No further information or suspect 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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