Rio Linda shooting leaves 1 dead

Sacramento NewsIn what may have been a drive-by shooting, a man in his 20’s was shot and killed at his residence at 6811 Radalyac Court in Rio Linda Friday night, just after 10:15.

Deputies arrived on scene and discovered 28-year-old Terrell Deandre Smith inside his residence with at least one gunshot wound to the upper body. Paramedics arrived and pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Two men, who were inside the home, were detained and questioned by deputies. Witnesses said two or three vehicles were seen leaving the scene, but it’s not clear if the occupants of those vehicles were related to the shooting.

Homicide detectives are currently investigating the shooting and there are currently no suspect(s) or known motive.

Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact Sheriff’s Homicide detectives at (916) 874-5115. Tip information may also be left anonymously at, by texting to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering the keyword SSD, or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477). Protection Status



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