SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento Police Department has opened an investigation into a deadly parking garage shooting.
Police confirmed that one woman was shot and killed in the Fort Sutter Medical Complex parking garage on the 2800 block of K Street. Shooting reports reached police around 4:50 p.m.
Arriving officers found a woman with at least one gunshot wound who was ultimately pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators believe this is an isolated incident and that there is not active threat to the nearby hospital, businesses or community. Police have not said whether a suspect is at large or in custody.
There'll be a large police presence in the area as the investigation continues.
"We live in such a cruel world"
People nearby experience panic and confusion as gunfire erupted at the parking garage Wednesday night.
“My mom texted me that there was an active shooter, and she was locked in the 4th floor office,“ said Cameron Collins, who has a mother that works in the building.
Medical assistant Leslie Huerta says her co-worker witnessed it.
“There was a man like shoving a woman, and I guess he like shot her,” she said.
Detectives processed the crime scene, checking with drivers who were able to leave the garage.
“it’s scary. I hate it. It sucks that we live in such a cruel world,” said Leslie Huerta, a medical assistant.
The Sacramento Police Department is the first department in the country using cutting edge micro-drones indoors in an effort to reduce risk during tense situations. The small drones are outfitted with cameras, and they give Sacramento police a real time view of crime scenes like never before. The drones also allow police to avoid physical confrontations with suspects. So far, and they have saved at least one suspect's life, according to Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn.