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Auburn police identify Monday shooting victim

Auburn police have identified a Monday shooting victim as 53-year-old Auburn resident James Carl Forsberg.

Police discovered Forsberg’s body Monday night after receiving a call about an unresponsive male at a residence in the 100 block of Portland Avenue. When officers arrived, Forsberg was already dead with multiple gunshot wounds. Auburn police are investigating his death.

According to Auburn police, there are two vehicle descriptions described to investigators that are vehicles of interest in the investigation: a baby or light blue, possibly 2000 year model, Honda Civic with four doors and a dark-colored, possibly 2000 year model, large four-door sedan.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Auburn Police Department Investigation’s Division at 530-823-4237, Ext. 221.

Ellen Garrison: 916-321-1920, @EllenGarrison