Fruitridge Road Double Murder Under Investigation by Sacramento Sheriff's Department

A little after noon today Sacramento Sheriff  Deputies responded to a shooting in the 5200 block of Fruitridge Road in South Sacramento.

Responding deputies located a two male victims on the ground in the parking lot of a strip center. Both victims sustained gunshot wounds. 

Emergency medical technicians from Sacramento Metro Fire responded to the scene, and pronounced both victims deceased at the scene. The victims appeared to be in their late teens to early twenties, but have yet to be positively identified.

Witnesses heard several gunshots in the area, and observed at least two suspects in a light colored SUV flee the scene east on Fruitridge Road. There is no further suspect description, and the motive of the shooting is unknown at this time. 

Homicide detectives are on-scene and beginning their investigation. The identity of the victims in this case will be made available by the Sacramento County Coroner’s office, after notification has been made to their next of kin. 


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