On May 30, 2018, at 12:22 a.m. the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department responded to the 9200 block of Lilibet Avenue in the Rosemont area of east Sacramento County for reports of gunshots being heard in the area. Upon arrival, deputies located a male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was later identified as 26-year-old Jaymes Alexander of Sacramento. Despite the lifesaving efforts of Sheriff’s Deputies Alexander was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.
Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Detectives responded to the scene and began their investigation. During the course of this investigation, detectives developed a suspect and identified him as 31-year-old David Young of Sacramento.
On June 3, 2018, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department Detectives assigned to the Major Crimes Bureau located Young in Roseville, California. Young was arrested for his involvement in the murder of Alexander and later booked into custody at the Sacramento County Main Jail where he is being held without bail due to his charges.
Detectives are asking anyone with information relating to this incident, to please contact the Sheriff’s Department at (916) 874-5115 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP. Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477). We also encourage members of our community to download the P3 Tips application to their mobile device.