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One Killed in Shooting on Beaumont Street

On Monday, December 23, 2013, at approximately 3:42 a.m., the Sacramento Police Department responded to the 2500 block of Beaumont Street on a report of shots fired.  An additional caller reported that a subject had been shot. Officers arrived on scene and located a man in his 20s with a gunshot wound laying in the front yard of a triplex.

Sacramento Fire Department personnel responded and despite lifesaving efforts, the victim succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded and conducted a preliminary investigation, spoke with witnesses, photographed the scene and collected evidence.  It is still unclear what motivated this shooting and investigators are asking for the public's help in gathering information.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this shooting to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text 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.