SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – An arrest was made after a person died following a fight at a Natomas park on Thursday night.
At around 10 p.m. police received reports of a fight involving several people at Northgate Park in the 2800 block of Mendel Way. There, officers found a man with life-threatening injuries he received from the fight. He was given first aid by Sacramento Fire Department paramedics but was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a statement from the city.READ MORE: Alec Flores Scholarship Honors Teen Killed By Drunk Driver In Yuba City
Raul Jimenez, 25, was booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail on a homicide charge, police said Friday night.
Homicide detectives and CSI are investigating the incident. Based on preliminary information, detectives believe a disturbance between the victim and Jiminez escalated into the homicide.READ MORE: Suspected Gunman In Shooting Of Black Man Outside Stockton Bank Charged With Hate Crime
Detectives will be conducting a canvass of the area for witnesses and evidence.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the victim after next of kin have been notified.MORE NEWS: CBS13 Poll: Has COVID-19 Changed Your Opinion On Trick-Or-Treating?
The Sacramento Police Department encourages anyone with information about this incident to contact the dispatch center at (916) 808-5471 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357).