Police are investigating a double homicide in the neighborhood of Hagginwood that occurred Thursday morning, authorities said.
Two victims are confirmed dead at in incident in the 3400 block of Del Paso Boulevard, Sacramento Police Department spokesman Eddie Macaulay said. Macaulay said gunshots were fired at about 5:20 a.m., but it is not yet known if gunfire was the cause of death.
A motive for the shooting has not been determined, the department said in a news release Thursday afternoon.
Police believe this is an isolated incident and that the surrounding area is safe, according to a tweet.
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Identification of the two victims by the coroner’s office is pending family notification, police said.
Neighbor Shane Canonio, who lives a few doors away from the scene, said he heard about eight gunshots between 4 and 5 a.m. but did not think much of it and went back to sleep. Canonio said he woke up to police activity around 7 a.m.
The neighborhood is in an area near Arcade Creek, where Canonio said he hears “gunshots almost daily.”
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.