SACRAMENTO- Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a mass shooting that has turned into a double homicide. Seven people were shot in total. The Sheriffs’s Office released the following statement:
“NEWS RELEASE: DOUBLE HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION 5500 BLOCK OF PALM AVENUE
On Saturday, October 30, 2021, at approximately 12:56 a.m., our Sheriff’s Communications Center received a call regarding a shooting that just occurred in the 5500 block of Palm Avenue.
Deputies responded to a party at a business with hundreds of people in attendance. They located three, adult males suffering from at least one gunshot wound. They immediately began life-saving measures on the subjects while fire personnel arrived. Two of the subjects were pronounced deceased at the scene and the third subject was transported to a local hospital in serious, but stable condition. An update to the call advised that four additional victims were also shot, however, they were transported to local hospitals by private vehicles before deputies’ arrival. Those victims are listed in serious, but stable condition.
Homicide detectives and Crime Scene investigators responded to the scene, interviewed witnesses and gathered evidence. No further information or suspect information is available at this time.
The identity of the victims in this case will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office after identification and notification of next of kin.
Detectives are asking anyone with information relating to this incident, to please contact the Sheriff’s Office at (916) 874-5115, or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP. Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).”