Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting that claimed the life of a man late yesterday evening. At approximately 11:30 p.m. last night, deputies were near El Camino Avenue and Howe Avenue when they responded to a call of shots fired at a gas station in the 3100 block of El Camino Avenue.
Deputies responded to the scene and upon their arrival, observed a man in his 30’s lying on the ground outside the store. The victim had sustained a gunshot wound to his upper body and was unresponsive. Deputies attempted life-saving measures on the victim, but he succumbed to his injury and was pronounced deceased by Fire Department personnel who arrived at the scene.
Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (916) 874-5115. Tip information may also be left anonymously atwww.sacsheriff.com, by texting to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering the keyword ‘SSD’, or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).
The identity of the victim in this case will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office, after notification has been made to his next of kin.