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One woman dead, five injured – including an infant – in south Sacramento shooting

The scene in the 8600 block of Ardith Drive in south Sacramento, where at least one person is dead and five others injured, including an infant, after a shooting Saturday night.
The scene in the 8600 block of Ardith Drive in south Sacramento, where at least one person is dead and five others injured, including an infant, after a shooting Saturday night. video image

At least one person is dead and five others injured, including an infant, after a shooting Saturday night in the 8600 block of Ardith Drive in south Sacramento, according to Sacramento County Sheriff’s reports.

Believed to be a drive-by shooting, the incident occurred just after 7 p.m. Conditions of the other victims are unknown, said Sgt. Tony Turnbull,sheriff’s spokesman.

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A woman in her 20s died at the scene, Turnbull said. The five other victims, including the baby, were taken to area hospitals.

“Some went into surgery right away,” he said.

According to Turnbull, the victims were taking part in a barbecue in front of the home when a compact car containing multiple suspects drove by, opened fire, then sped southbound on Ardith Drive.

Homicide detectives arrived at the scene about 9 p.m. and were expected to work late into the night.

Debbie Arrington: 916-321-1075, @debarrington

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