Sacramento police homicide investigators responded Tuesday morning to the scene of a fatal shooting in Natomas.
Officers were called at 3:38 a.m. to the shooting at a residence on Saginaw Circle near the intersection of Truxel and San Juan roads.
When officers arrived, they found a man in his 40s dead with gunshot wounds. Sacramento police spokesman Officer Justin Brown said that the shooting was not a random act and that those involved in the killing knew each other. The dead man has not been identified pending notification of family.
Homicide detectives determined that the suspect is a man in his 30s who left the scene after a possible altercation, according to a Police Department news release.
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Police ask anyone with information pertaining to the case to call the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471, or Crime alert at (916) 443-4357. Tips also can be texted to 274637. Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.