View current and archived news about RCPD. Click here to contact the Communications and Public Affairs Department.
Homicide Investigation in Rancho Cordova
At approximately midnight on Saturday, September 7, 2019, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a 911 call from a female who stated an adult male subject had been shot and that she was driving the victim to an area hospital for treatment. Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies assigned to the Rancho Cordova Police Department responded to the hospital where the victim was transported. Friends and family of the victim were gathered there. The victim was pronounced deceased at the hospital.
Deputies determined that the victim had been shot in the torso outside a venue located on the 9700 block of Lincoln Village Drive in Rancho Cordova where several friends and family had gathered for a celebration.
Detectives are currently on scene, along with Crime Scene Investigators. At this time, detectives have not identified a suspect, nor a motive.
The identity of the homicide victim 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).
Deputy Rod Grassmann
Acting Sheriff’s Spokesperson
Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office/
Rancho Cordova Police Department