At 10:04 a.m. on Thursday June 13, 2019, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a family disturbance in the 9100 block of Pershing Avenue in Orangevale. Upon arrival, deputies found a white male in his early 20’s suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body. The victim was transported to an area hospital by fire personnel, where he was pronounced dead.
A male juvenile, in his late teens, has been detained for questioning related to the shooting. No suspects are outstanding.
Detectives are currently on scene, along with Crime Scene Investigators. At this time, detectives have not identified a motive for the shooting, nor have they confirmed the relationship between the parties involved.
The identity of the homicide victim, in this case, will be made available by the Sacramento County Coroner’s office after notification has been made to his next of kin.
Detectives are asking anyone with information relating to this incident, to please contact the Sheriff’s Office at (916) 874-5115 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP. Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).
Sergeant Tess Deterding