On April 29, 2009, at 11:33 p.m., Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call regarding gunshots being heard in the apartment complex located in the 6700 block of Sunnyslope Drive. Deputies arrived and found a 20-year-old male lying on the ground suffering from at least one gunshot wound to his head. Paramedics arrived and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
Investigators have learned the victim argued with, and was chased by, a suspect shortly before the sound of gunshots was heard. The suspect was then seen running from the apartment complex and driving away in a blue sedan. The suspect is described as a Black male adult, 35- to 40-years-old, 5’3” to 5’8” tall with a slim build and wearing all dark clothing.
A motive for the shooting has not been determined. Anyone with information about this murder is urged to call Sheriff’s Homicide detectives at (916) 874-5115, or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00.