SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Sacramento police are investigating a homicide that happened in the downtown area Monday night.
The incident happened in the area of Bannon Street and Bercut Drive, which is just north of the railyards, according to the Sacramento Police Department.READ MORE: Record-Breaking Temperatures Posted Around Sacramento Region Friday
Officers received a call around 5:11 p.m. regarding a medical aid call. Personnel from the Sacramento Fire Department first arrived on the scene and found the deceased male adult victim.
The victim appears to have been the target of a physical assault. Police arrived at the scene and were able to detain a suspect who was still in the area, they say.
Homicide detectives and crime scene investigators have taken over the investigation, which is still in its early stages. Detectives do not believe that there are any suspects outstanding in connection with this incident.READ MORE: Sacramento Mayor Joins Group Pushing For Reparations For Black Communities As Country Celebrates Juneteenth As Federal Holiday
The suspect has been identified as 30-year-old Jonathon Humphrey. He has been booked into Sacramento County Jail on homicide charges.
Detectives will be conducting a canvass of the area for witnesses and evidence as part of the investigation, say police.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the victim after their next of kin have been notified.MORE NEWS: 'The Heat Is Unbearable': Friday Night Out Brings Sacramento Crowds Inside To Beat The Heat