At 10:40 a.m. on Monday, December 1, 2008, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon on the 8700 block of Rooster Way. According to information from the Sheriff’s Communications Center, two adults and two children, all victims of a shooting, were located inside the residence.
At 10:43 a.m. deputies arrived and located five victims inside the residence, two adults (30’s) and three small children. Four of the victims were pronounced deceased at the scene by Sacramento Metro Fire Personnel. One victim, a child, suffering from a gunshot wound to her upper torso was transported to the UC Davis Medical Center to be treated.
According to investigators, nothing suspicious was seen or heard in the neighborhood during the night. At this point in the investigation, no motive or suspect has been established for this homicide. The victim’s identities will be released by the Sacramento County Coroners Office after notification to family members has been made.
If you have any information about this homicide, please contact Sacramento County Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives at (916) 874-5115 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP. You can remain anonymous and be eligible for up to a 1,000.00 dollar reward.