At least one person is dead and five others injured, including an infant, after a shooting Saturday night in the 8600 block of Ardith Drive in south Sacramento, according to Sacramento County Sheriff’s reports.
Believed to be a drive-by shooting, the incident occurred just after 7 p.m. Conditions of the other victims are unknown, said Sgt. Tony Turnbull,sheriff’s spokesman.
A woman in her 20s died at the scene, Turnbull said. The five other victims, including the baby, were taken to area hospitals.
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“Some went into surgery right away,” he said.
According to Turnbull, the victims were taking part in a barbecue in front of the home when a compact car containing multiple suspects drove by, opened fire, then sped southbound on Ardith Drive.
Homicide detectives arrived at the scene about 9 p.m. and were expected to work late into the night.