Deputies: Man Shot in Home on Haskell Avenue

Sheriff's Department investigating Carmichael homicide.

Sacramento County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a homicide Monday in Carmichael that killed a 24-year-old man, a sheriff's spokesman announced.

Deputies found the victim, who has not been identified, inside a home on the 5700 block of Haskell Avenue, said Dep. Jason Ramos. The man had sustained a gunshot wound to his upper body and was declared dead at the scene.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (916) 874-5115, Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP, or send a text message tip to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter SACTIP followed by the tip information, according to a news release. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Check back with Carmichael Patch for more information as it becomes available.


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Yvonne Smith August 21, 2012 at 05:00 PM
I'm a little disturbed that police didn't lockdown the elementary school around the corner as this happened as kids were being dismissed, and shooter was on the loose. I live on the next block over & was on my way to get my child from school when the police cars raced up the block. Carmichael just isn't the safe place it used to be.
Victor Calderon August 21, 2012 at 07:06 PM
Thanks for your comments Yvonne. What school is that? Readers, do you agree with Yvonne that "Carmichael just isn't the safe place it used to be"?


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