15 Year Old Killed in Mack Road Shooting
On Saturday, October 12, 2013, at 1:58 p.m., officers responded to reports of a shooting and a person down in the 4500 block of Mack Road.
While officers were rushing to the scene, an on duty California Highway Patrol Officer came upon the victim. The CHP officer, recognizing the victim had been shot, immediately rendered medical aid. The Sacramento Fire Department transported the 15-year-old victim to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was among several other reported teenagers who had engaged in a physical altercation with a second group of subjects. One of the involved subjects produced a handgun and fired multiple times at the other group, striking the victim. The suspect reportedly fled the scene on foot moments after the shooting.
Sacramento Police Homicide detectives and Crimes Scene Investigators were called to the scene to assist with the investigation. Witnesses were contacted at the scene and no other injuries have been reported at this time.
There were multiple people believed to be on scene at the time of the shooting. Detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed or were involved in this incident to please contact police.
The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.