At about 12:46 a.m. this morning police officers responded to a call of gun shots heard near the 3200 block of Northgate Boulevard. Police arrived and found a 19-year-old man who had been shot. The Sacramento Fire Department later declared the man dead at the scene.
Based on the preliminary investigation by homicide detectives and crime scene investigators, it is believed a large crowd of people were hanging out in the parking lot of a bar when the victim was shot. It is unknown what prompted the shooting; the victim’s name has not been released.
Sac PD urges anyone who was present or has information about the shooting to contact 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.