Sacramento police investigate early morning homicide

11:32 AM, Aug 11, 2012   |    comments
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SACRAMENTO, CA - Sacramento police are investigating the shooting death of a 26-year-old man early Saturday morning.

Officers responded to a report that someone had been shot at Traction Avenue, near El Camino Avenue, around 3:15 a.m.

Sacramento police Sgt. Andrew Pettit said officers found a 26-year-old man in front of an apartment complex with a gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he died.

Detectives are actively investigating the circumstances that led to the shooting and are trying to figure out a motive, Pettit said.

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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