Live Footage Downtown Sacramento shooting leaves 6 dead and more than 10 injured, shooter at large

Early Sunday morning, there was a fatal shooting with multiple victims. Six people have been killed and more than 15 are injured. The fatal incident took place at downtime Sacramento. Police have not provided many details, as yet and the scene of crime remained active. Residents have been asked to avoid the location and police markers have been placed on 10th street from K to L. Investigations are also ongoing on 12th and K streets.

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The Sacramento Police Department said that the shooting took place early in the morning, on Sunday. A source from law enforcement, on the condition of anonymity said that the shooter had not been apprehended. The exact location of the shooting has also not been officially confirmed but sources say that it took place a little after 2 a.m., near the 1000 block of K Street. Reports also say that the scene of shooting could include two blocks as there was broken glass across them. It was a chaotic scene.

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Video posted on Twitter showed people running away from the location and sounds of rapid gunfire was heard. The scene also showed that there were multiple ambulances near the location. The police provided few details but said that “large police presence will remain and the scene remains active.”

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The scene of the shooting is filled with restaurants and bars and residents have been asked to avoid visiting the area. It leads to the Golden Center 1 (the venue where NBA Sacramento Kings play) and is also close to the Capitol. A spokesperson for Sacramento Regional Transit said that the Blue Line was operating a bus bridge between Globe and 13th Street Station, according to the SacBee.



Sacramento Police Chief Kathy Lester said at a news conference that police officers were in the area when they heard gun shots. The chief also said that there was a large crowd and they did not know “if it was part of a club or an event.” She said that the officers responded immediately and provided medical aid to victims. She also asked the public to help in identifying a suspect or suspects who were involved in the shooting.

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