|Roseville Police Department||1051 Junction Blvd.|
Roseville, CA 95678
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||PRESS RELEASE #13-15|
|Subject :||Roseville Police investigating fatal shooting on Hickory Street--victim's roommate in custody|
|Contact :||Dee Dee Gunther, Police Public Information Officer 916-774-5015/257-1942|
|An argument between roommates escalated into a fatal shooting on Hickory Street today. At 3:15 p.m. today, Roseville Police Department officers responded to calls of shots fired at a home in the 100 block of Hickory Street. When officers arrived, they found one of the residents, a 54-year-old man, down in the front yard of the home with gunshot wounds. Roseville Fire Department paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene. The victim's roommate, a 48-year-old man, was taken into custody at the scene without incident. Officers determined that an argument between the roommates escalated, until the suspect shot the victim with a handgun. |
Officers and crime scene investigators are continuing their work at the scene. No names are being released at this time, pending notification of the victim's family.