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August 01, 2019

**Update** Homicide Investigation in North Sacramento

The female victim that was transported to an area hospital was pronounced deceased a short time ago. Her identity will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office after notification of next of kin.

No additional information is available at this time.

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Just after 4 p.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2019 the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a shooting in the 5300 block of Auburn Boulevard. Upon arrival, deputies located two gunshot victims, one male and one female. The female victim was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. The male was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no indication of any outstanding suspects at this time and a weapon was found at the scene. The relationship between the victims, if any, is unknown at this time. 

Homicide detectives are currently on scene, along with Crime Scene Investigators. No further information is available.

The identity of the victim in this case will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office after notification of next of kin.

Detectives are asking anyone with information relating to this incident, to please contact the Sheriff’s Office 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).

Sergeant Tess Deterding

Sheriff’s Spokesperson

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