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1 man dead after shooting in South Sacramento

The Sacramento County Sheriff's Office believes the shooting was targeted.
Credit: Sacramento County Sheriff's Office
The Sacramento County Sheriff's Office identified Dante Stewart as the victim in a Saturday night shooting.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — One man is dead after a shooting unfolded in South Sacramento on Saturday night.

The Sacramento County Sheriff's Office responded to 4700 block of 50th Avenue after getting several Shotspotter activations around 11 p.m.

Arriving deputies found a 28-year-old man who was shot at least once. Deputies said he appeared to have been in a vehicle before getting shot and crashing. Deputies found the vehicle a short distance away him.

Despite attempts to save the man's life, authorities eventually pronounced him dead at the scene.

The sheriff's office identified the victim as Dante Stewart. Officials said Stewart was seen leaving an apartment complex in his vehicle seconds before shots were heard.

The sheriff's office believes the shooting was targeted, but a motive isn't known at this time. No suspect information is available.

Anyone with information on Stewart's whereabouts or the vehicle's whereabouts before the homicide happened can call the sheriff's office at 916-874-5115 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at 916-443-HELP.


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