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Man shot, killed during Sacramento high school football game

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Man shot, killed during Sacramento high school football game


A shooting outside a Friday football game in Sacramento is now being investigated as a homicide, according to police. A man in his mid-twenties died from his injuries related to the shooting, according to a department spokesperson at the scene early Saturday morning.” This violence is unacceptable,” said Zach Eaton, of the Sacramento Police Department. “This violence continues to be unacceptable in our city.” As of Saturday evening, Eaton said, no new information was available and no arrests had been made. A KCRA 3 photojournalist was covering the game between Grant High School and Monterey Trail High School when the shooting happened in the Grant High parking lot. They reported seeing one car with bullet holes and an empty magazine on the ground. Eaton said around 10 pm there was a “disturbance” in the parking lot involving as many as 20 people. Eaton said the shooting occurred at some point during that disturbance as the football game was going on. He said it is not believed members of the group involved were students of the high school. Eaton also confirmed a firearm was located on the scene, that a car was damaged by gunfire and that someone transported the victim to the hospital. There was also no interruption to the game as no one attending the game seemed to be aware of a shooting. Twin Rivers Unified School District released the following statement on Saturday. “It is essential to maintain a safe and secure environment for students, staff, families and community members. We wholeheartedly believe that the most important thing that all of us can do right now is to build a stronger sense of community in order to provide a safe environment for all. This is something we must work harder on, together. We encourage students, families and members of the community to report if they have suspicions that something might be wrong in their surroundings. If you see something, you must say something . If you hear something, you must say something. If something feels off, say something. It’s critically important to speak up so law enforcement can get ahead of any potential threats.” As of early Saturday morning, it was not believed anyone else was injured in the ordeal. No suspect information has been released by police. The department is asking anyone with information about the case to contact investigators. “We’re looking for some of those people to come forward and talk to us,” Eaton said. The Sacramento Police Department will be investigating the homicide. This is a developing story. Stay with KCRA 3 for the latest.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —

A shooting outside a Friday football game in Sacramento is now being investigated as a homicide, according to police.

A man in his mid-twenties died from his injuries related to the shooting, according to a department spokesperson at the scene early Saturday morning.

“This violence is unacceptable,” said Zach Eaton, of the Sacramento Police Department. “This violence continues to be unacceptable in our city.”

As of Saturday evening, Eaton said, no new information was available and no arrests had been made.

A KCRA 3 photojournalist was covering the game between Grant High School and Monterey Trail High School when the shooting happened in the Grant High parking lot. They reported seeing one car with bullet holes and an empty magazine on the ground.

Eaton said around 10 pm there was a “disturbance” in the parking lot involving as many as 20 people. Eaton said the shooting occurred at some point during that disturbance as the football game was going on.

He said it is not believed members of the group involved were students of the high school. Eaton also confirmed a firearm was located on the scene, that a car was damaged by gunfire and that someone transported the victim to the hospital.

There was also no interruption to the game as no one attending the game seemed to be aware of a shooting.

Twin Rivers Unified School District released the following statement on Saturday.

“It is essential to maintain a safe and secure environment for students, staff, families and community members. We wholeheartedly believe that the most important thing that all of us can do right now is to build a stronger sense of community in order to provide a safe environment for all. This is something we must work harder on, together. We encourage students, families and members of the community to report if they have suspicions that something might be wrong in their surroundings. If you see something, you must say something . If you hear something, you must say something. If something feels off, say something. It’s critically important to speak up so law enforcement can get ahead of any potential threats.”

As of early Saturday morning, it was not believed anyone else was injured in the ordeal. No suspect information has been released by police.

The department is asking anyone with information about the case to contact investigators.

“We’re looking for some of those people to come forward and talk to us,” Eaton said.

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The Sacramento Police Department will be investigating the homicide.

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This is a developing story. Stay with KCRA 3 for the latest.

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