Crime & Safety

Minor Arrested for 22nd Street Homicide

Rio Linda, CA – In a shocking turn of events, a minor was apprehended on Tuesday in connection with the tragic killing of a 17-year-old resident of Rio Linda. The incident occurred on Monday, September 18, sending shockwaves through the close-knit community. The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office is currently leading the investigation into this incident.

The arrested minor, whose age remains undisclosed, was taken into custody on September 19, marking a swift response by law enforcement. Authorities have not released the identity of the suspect, and the motive behind the shooting remains shrouded in mystery.

The deadly event unfolded in the early hours of Monday morning in the 6900 block of 22nd Street, a peaceful neighborhood between Elkhorn Boulevard and Q Street. The tranquil surroundings were shattered when the Sheriff’s Office received distressing reports of gunfire at approximately 2:15 a.m.

Sgt. Amar Gandhi, a spokesperson for the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office, revealed that the victim, a 17-year-old teenager, sustained at least one gunshot wound in front of a residence on 22nd Street. Details regarding the circumstances leading up to the incident are scant, leaving the community in search of answers.

Community members are urged to cooperate with law enforcement authorities, providing any information that may aid in the search for justice.