2 Dead Following Howe Avenue Shooting Report

Just after midnight (April 10, 2014), the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department received numerous calls regarding people hearing multiple gunshots fired near the 2000 block of Howe Avenue.  When deputies arrived at the scene, they found a male subject deceased inside of a vehicle in the parking lot.  A female subject was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased shortly thereafter. 

The cause of their death and motive are still unknown, as Homicide Detectives are on scene and will begin their investigation.  Their identities will be confirmed and released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office, once next of kin notification has been made. 

Detectives are asking anyone having information regarding this incident to contact the Sheriff’s Department at (916) 874-5115.  Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com, by texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering the keyword ‘SSD’, or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).