One person is dead and several people, including an infant, are in the hospital after a drive-by shooting in south Sacramento Saturday evening.
According to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, just after 7 p.m., deputies received multiple calls of a drive-by shooting along the 8600 block of Ardith Drive. One of the callers said multiple people were shot.
Upon arrival, deputies found six people suffering from gunshot wounds, including a four-year-old child. A 27-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The other four adults, were all transported to an area hospital.
The sheriff’s department said the victims were at a barbeque when a small, compact car driving south on Ardith Drive fired several shots.
There is no known motive at this time. Detectives are asking anyone with information relating to this incident, to please contact the Sheriff’s Department at (916) 874-5115 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP. Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).