Man shot dead during Sacramento high school football game

A shooting outside a Friday football game in Sacramento is now being investigated as a homicide, police say. A man in his 20s died of his injuries from 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 night, Eaton said, no new information was available and no arrests were made. A KCRA 3 photojournalist was covering the game between Grant High School and Monterey Trail High School when the shooting happened in Grant High’s parking lot, they reported seeing a car with bullet holes and a magazine empty on the ground. Eaton said around 10 p.m. there was a ‘disturbance’ in the parking lot involving up to 20 people. Eaton said the shooting happened at some point during that disturbance as the football game unfolded. He said the members of the group involved were not believed to be high school students. Eaton also confirmed that a firearm was located at the scene, which one sees ure had been damaged by gunfire and someone had taken the victim to hospital. The 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 we can all do at this time is to strengthen the sense of community in order to provide a safe environment for all. This is something we need to work harder on, together. We encourage students, families and community members to report if they suspect something is wrong in their environment. If you see something, you must say something. If you hear something, you must say something. If something is wrong, say something. It is extremely important to speak up so that law enforcement can get ahead of any potential threat. As of early Saturday morning, it was not believed that anyone else had been injured in the ordeal. No suspicious information was released by the police. The ministry is asking anyone with information about the case to contact investigators. “We’re looking for some of these people to come forward and talk to us,” Eaton said. The Sacramento Police Department will investigate the homicide. This is a developing story. Stick with KCRA 3 for the latest.

Police say a shooting outside a Friday football game in Sacramento is currently being investigated as a homicide.

A man in his 20s died of his injuries from 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 Grant High’s parking lot. They reported seeing a car with bullet holes and an empty magazine on the ground.

Eaton said around 10 p.m. there was a “disruption” in the parking lot involving up to 20 people. Eaton said the shooting happened sometime during that disruption as the football game was unfolding.

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

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

The 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 we can all do at this time is to strengthen the sense of community in order to provide a safe environment for all. This is something we need to work harder on, together. We encourage students, families and community members to report if they suspect something is wrong in their environment. If you see something, you must say something. If you hear something, you must say something. If something is wrong, say something. It is extremely important to speak up so that law enforcement can anticipate any potential threat.

Early Saturday morning, it was not believed anyone else was injured in the ordeal. No suspicious information was provided by the police.

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

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

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The Sacramento Police Department will investigate the homicide.

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

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