Sacto 9-1-1
January 18, 2013
Killer shoots motorist in Rosemont

A Sacramento man was shot to death while in an SUV last night in Rosemont.

Alexander Brian Chavez, 21, was found unresponsive in the driver's seat of a Chevrolet Suburban by Sacramento County Sheriff's deputies who responded to reports of shots fired about 6:30 p.m.

His sport utility vehicle was stopped in the roadway, facing northbound on Westporter Drive at Lilibet Avenue. A female passenger inside the SUV at the time of the shooting was uninjured.

The initial investigation revealed that another vehicle was seen speeding from the scene just after shots were fired. No description of the vehicle or the shooter is available, according to a sheriff's press release.

The female passenger was interviewed last night to see if she could provide more information about happened leading up to the homicide. Deputies have not released any word on whether she shed any light on why the shooting occurred.

Anyone with information is asked to call the homicide bureau at (916) 874-5115.

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