Sacto 9-1-1
December 31, 2012
Man found shot to death in south Sacramento-area park

A man was found shot to death in a south Sacramento-area park near Highway 99 and Florin Road early this morning.

About 2 a.m., a caller told dispatchers that he had been shot and was in a park near Florin Mall Drive. No other details were provided.

Sacramento County Sheriff's deputies tracked the call to the 6000 block of Orange Avenue. While searching on foot, deputies found a man in his late 40s suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body in Sheldon Park.

Paramedics soon arrived and pronounced the man dead. His name has not been released, pending notification of family.

No motive or suspects have been determined, a sheriff's department press release states. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the sheriff's department at (916) 874-5115.

Anonymous tips may be left at (916) 874-8477.

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