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Police identify Auburn man found shot dead in home

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Auburn police have identified a man found dead with gunshot wounds at a residence Monday night as 53-year-old James Carl Forsberg.

Police are investigating Forsberg’s death as a possible homicide.

Officers received a call about 9:58 p.m. Monday regarding a man who was unresponsive at a house in the 100 block of Portland Avenue. Patrol officers and medical personnel went to the house and found Forsberg dead. Police said he had gunshot wounds.

Investigators released descriptions of two vehicles of interest in the case. One is a Honda Civic, possibly a 2000 model, baby or light blue, with four doors. The other is a dark-colored, possibly 2000 model, large four-door sedan.

Anyone with relevant information is asked to call the Auburn Police Department Investigations Division at 530-823-4237, ext. 221, or the communications center at 530-823-4234.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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