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Homicide on Hillridge Way in Fair Oaks

Just before 11 PM on Friday, May 3, 2024, Sacramento County Sheriff North Patrol Deputies responded to a residence on the 4900 block of Hillridge Way in Fair Oaks to the report of an injured male who was heavily bleeding. Deputies arrived on scene and discovered an unresponsive adult male suffering from a severe head injury. Fire Department personnel arrived moments later and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. Deputies were able to determine the victim’s injury appeared to be from a gunshot wound.

Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene, began their investigation, interviewed witnesses, and gathered evidence. 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).

The victim’s identity will be made available by the Coroner’s Office in accordance with their protocols.

Sergeant Amar Gandhi
Sheriff’s Spokesman

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