Sacramento police are investigating the shooting death of a 26-year-old man early this morning in the parking lot of a North Natomas apartment complex.
Police responded to numerous calls of shots fired about 2:15 a.m. today at the complex in the 500 block of Bankside Way. Police said that a man visiting the area from out of town was walking alone through the complex when he was confronted by someone. After a brief exchange of words, shots were fired. The victim was struck multiple times in the upper body, according to a Police Department news release.
Crime scene investigators and the Sacramento County Coroner's Office arrived to assist in the investigation.
Police said they do not know the motive for the shooting, why the victim was at the apartment complex, or the identity of the suspect. Police said the apartment complex has a large number of residents and investigators believe there may be more unidentified witnesses.
Anyone with information pertaining to the investigation is asked to call the Police Department's communications center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-4357, or text a tip to 274637. Ener SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.