Two killed in early Sunday morning shooting in Carmichael

Two people were killed in an early morning shooting in Carmichael.

According to information released by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, 911 was contacted at approximately 12:30 a.m. regardings a vehicle collision on the 5800 block of Angelina Avenue. The caller told dispatchers there was a vehicle that had crashed into a tree and a male was waving a gun around a female. 

Other callers said a male and female were in a verbal altercation and had walked back and forth to a nearby apartment complex. About ten minutes later, deputies arrived and attempted to make contact with a female standing near an apartment. 

As they approached the female, a male began shooting at the female, striking her. Three deputies on the scene fired their weapons at the male suspect, who was struck by the deputies’ gunfire. 

Fire personnel responded and pronounced the female victim and male suspect deceased at the scene. A gun was recovered from the male suspect.

Detectives believe the suspect and victim are known to each other; however, the nature of the relationship is not known. No motive is known at this time.
The identity of the suspect and the victim will be released by the Sacramento Coroner’s Office after notification of next of kin.
The three deputies involved in the shooting are a four year, 12-year and 21-year veterans of the Sheriff’s Office. In accordance with the Sheriff’s Office policies and procedures, the deputies involved in the shooting will be placed on paid administrative leave pending the investigation.

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