Police search for suspect involved in shooting death of 17-year-old

8:00 AM, Jun 16, 2012   |    comments
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SACRAMENTO - The Sacramento police department is searching for a shooting suspect after a 17-year-old is shot to death early Saturday morning.

 A call came into the police department a little after 12:30 a.m. to report gunfire in the area of the 7800 block of Detroit Blvd in Sacramento.

When officers arrived to the scene they located a victim who suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the upper body.

A witness told officers that there were sounds of a verbal altercation just before the shooting.

The police department is actively investigating the circumstances that lead to the homicide.

The victim has not yet been identified and police say that a motive for this shooting is not known.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.


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