Motorist shot, killed in South Sacramento

A late-night shooting of a motorist is being investigated as a homicide by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department.

Just before 11:45 on Thursday, July 18, 2019 sheriff deputies responded to reports of a male shot in a vehicle in the 8200 block of Andalusian Drive. Responding deputies located a blue SUV with a male in the driver’s seat suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper body. 

The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Three additional males were with the victim at the time of the shooting and indicated the driver lost control of the vehicle after he was shot. The vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a SMUD power box in front of a residence on Andalusian Drive.

No motive is known at this time. No further information is available. The identity of the victim will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office after notification of next of kin.
Detectives are asking anyone with information relating to this incident, to please contact the Sheriff’s Office at (916) 874-5115 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP. Tip information may also be left anonymously at or by calling (916) 874-TIPS 


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