ELK GROVE, Calif. (CBS13) — Authorities set up a checkpoint at the site of Friday’s shooting that left a Sikh man dead and another critically wounded in hopes of finding witnesses for the murder.

The Elk Grove Police Department stopped vehicles just south of Geneva Point Drive on East Stockton Boulevard, where 65-year-old Surinder Singh was fatally wounded and 78-year-old Gurmej Atwal was injured after gunshots erupted late Friday afternoon.

There is no apparent motive for the attack and members of the Sikh community fear the murder was the result of a hate crime.

The checkpoint was lifted by 6:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Investigators are searching for suspects who may have been driving a tan or light brown Ford F-150, likely a 1999 to 2003 model.

The reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspects has grown to $32,200, thanks to donations from a variety of sources.

Comments (12)
  1. james says:

    I.C.E should have been set up to

    1. theresa says:

      where is the reward offer for the dead agents

  2. Kenny says:

    good job EGPD – hope they find some leads catching the perpetrator.

  3. Gary Williams says:

    they forgot to mention the description of two middle aged red necks dressed in hunting fatigue w/ confederate flag on the f-150 right bumper.

    1. Elliott the Cat says:

      Or the Chevy with 4 Different Size Tires and a Smog Extension Paper in the Rear Window !

      1. Chris Webber Jr. says:

        oh you don’t like when the racial profiling is reversed aye.

  4. theresa says:

    do they have a check point where the i c e agent was killed ? or the border agent with bean bag orders ? is a turbin a gang item like they made the rosery a gang item ?

  5. Francisco S. says:

    Are the suspects Ghetto, White Trash, or other?

  6. elliott the Cat says:

    Reward for Chris Webber Jr.s missing hub cap !

    Will work for racial jokes about same race !

  7. Wayne says:

    I’m sorry “what is the probable cause” the police have for stopping these cars? Gestapo tactics are alive and well in the good old USofA. Pretty soon they will come into hour home without a warrant. Oh wait they already do that!! Wake up and demand your rights.

  8. S_S_RAI says:

    “Seeking Justice” Candle-light Vigil

    Friday, March 11 · 6:00pm – 9:00pm

    East Stockton Boulevard and Geneva Pointe Drive
    Elk Grove, CA


    Americans coming together to support fellow Americans.

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