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Stabbing on Watt Avenue

At approximately 11:45 PM on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, the Sacramento County Communications Center received several 911 calls about a large crowd of 70 males fighting outside an event venue on Watt Avenue.  Another caller stated that their family member had been stabbed in the head with a screwdriver, and the suspect had fled the scene in a vehicle.

Deputies arrived on scene moments later and provided life-saving measures until Sacramento Metro Fire Department personnel arrived.  The victim, an adult male, was transported to a local hospital by ambulance and is expected to survive.  Deputies determined the victim and suspect knew each other and are now working on formal identification.

Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene and gathered evidence as deputies interviewed witnesses and attempted to locate any video near the incident.  This investigation is still ongoing, and detectives are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (916) 874-5115 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357).  Tips leading to an arrest are eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000, and tipsters remain anonymous.  Tips are paid in cash, and you are never asked for identification.  Contact Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357), 1-800-AA-CRIME, or **TIPS.  Use the “P3 TIPS” app or online at

Tip information may also be left anonymously at or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).


Sergeant Amar Gandhi

Sheriff’s Spokesman

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