Two people possibly involved in the homicide were detained for questioning near the scene a short time after the incident occurred at about 4:40 p.m., according the Sparks Police Lt. Eric Thomas.
Several witnesses also have been questioned.
No details about a possible motive were released as of press time and no confirmation was given to reports that the shooting might have been a drive-by or gang related. However, Thomas did confirm that a car accident was involved in the incident.
Sparks police responded to the scene after receiving a call of shots fired. Several blocks of Rock Boulevard north of Oddie Boulevard were cordoned off while police investigated the scene Thursday night.