One person is dead and another in critical condition after an overnight shooting in Oak Park.
Yesterday, Mayor Darrell Steinberg said he wants to bring more resources to the Oak Park area of Sacramento to combat violence there. On Wednesday night, however, two people were shot near the intersection of 40th Street and 12th Avenue.
UPDATE: Correction - Deceased male victim was 19 yrs old, female is 22 yrs old. 12th Ave/20th St closed until further notice.— Sacramento Police (@SacPolice) June 29, 2017
According to the Sacramento Police Department, around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, a 19-year-old male and a 22-year-old female were shot in an apparent drive-by. The man died at the scene. The woman is currently listed as being in critical condition. The victim's identities have not yet been released.
The preliminary investigation suggests that a group of people were hanging out near a parked car on 40th Street, just south of 14th Avenue when an unknown vehicle slowed down in the intersection and fired multiple rounds in the direction of the group.
Police are still searching for the suspect.