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|April 18, 2012
Detectives Seek Information in Fatal Shooting
On April 17, 2012, shortly after 9:00 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies and Rancho Cordova police officers responded to the area of Campana Way and Biscay Way regarding a person who had been shot. Upon arrival they discovered a male, who appeared to be in his teens, unresponsive. He had sustained a gunshot wound to his upper body. The victim (whose identity remains unknown) was transported to an area hospital, and died of his injury approximately an hour later.
Preliminary information was that a dark-colored vehicle was seen driving away from this area immediately following the shooting. At this time, there is no description available for the suspect(s) in this crime, and the motive remains unknown.
The identity of the victim in this case will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s office, after notification has been made to the victim’s next of kin. Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (916) 874-5115, Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP, or send a text message tip to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.