Thursday, July 2, 2009

Assault Leaves Victim On Life Support

On July 1, 2009, at 8:30 p.m., Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call regarding a sick or injured person lying on the ground in the 8400 block of Florin Road. Deputies arrived and found a man, later identified as a 52-year-old Sacramento resident, who was bleeding from his head and barely breathing. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he remains on life support; he is not expected to survive.

Sheriff’s Homicide detectives responded to the scene and spoke to several subjects who said the victim had been beaten during a fight earlier in the day. At this point, investigators have not identified the suspect(s) who was involved in the fight or a motive for this crime.

Anyone with information regarding this incident 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.

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