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Coroner identifies 23-year-old man killed in Del Paso Heights shooting

08/18/2014 7:16 AM

08/18/2014 7:18 AM

The name of the young man shot and killed over the weekend in a Del Paso Heights neighborhood has been released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s office.

He is Michael Tolly, 23, of Sacramento.

Sacramento police have not released much information on the shooting of Tolly, other than his death was not a random act. No circumstances surrounding his death have been released.

Also, no suspect is in custody and no description of the shooter has been released.

Officers from the Sacramento Police Department responded to the scene, a residence in the 3700 block of Lily Street, at about 1 a.m. Sunday.

Police arrived to find Tolly with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to Mercy San Juan Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:16 p.m. Sunday, according to the coroner’s website.

Homicide detectives and crime scene investigators responded early in the investigation due to the victim’s critical injuries.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information about the case to call (916) 443-4357 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.

Sacto 911 Staff

Bill Lindelof

Cathy Locke

Andy Furillo
Superior Court

Denny Walsh
Federal Court

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