SPD Investigates Early Morning Shooting

The Sacramento Police Department (SPD) is currently investigating a shooting death that may have been based on mistaken identity, according to an official press release.

On Monday, October 15, 2012, at approximately 5:32 am, officers reportedly responded to the 200 block of Battle Creek Circle for a report of a shooting. Dispatch had received a call from a man stating that he had just accidentally shot his girlfriend, thinking she was an intruder.

This Battlecreek Circle neighborhood was the scene of the shooting

Officers arrived and contacted the 34-year-old female who had sustained a gunshot wound to her upper body. The Sacramento Fire Department reportedly responded and transported the victim, however she later succumbed to her injuries.

The boyfriend has reportedly been cooperative with homicide investigators, and homicide detectives and Crime Scene Investigators are on scene investigating the case. Additional details are not available as the investigation is still ongoing.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES).

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SPD Investigates Early Morning Shooting was last modified: January 11th, 2019 by admin
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