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Victim of Citrus Heights homicide identified

The man stabbed to death Tuesday afternoon in Citrus Heights has been identified as 18-year-old Wade Isaiah Shingu.

At 4:21 p.m. Tuesday, Citrus Heights police responded to a report of a stabbing in the 7500 block of Auburn Boulevard. When officers arrived, they found Shingu inside a vehicle, bleeding from an apparent stabbing.

Shingu was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The case is being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone who may have information on this case should call Citrus Heights police at (916) 727-5500 or Sacramento Crime Alert at (916) 443-4357 or 1-(800) AA-CRIME. Tips can also be texted to 274637 (CRIMES) SACTIP.

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