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Man shot in head at gas station in Arden Arcade

A 23-year-old man was shot in the head at this gas station in 2100 block of El Camino Avenue on Monday, December 12, 2016
A 23-year-old man was shot in the head at this gas station in 2100 block of El Camino Avenue on Monday, December 12, 2016 Sacramento Bee

A man in his early 20s was found Monday afternoon with an apparent gunshot wound to his head at a Beacon gas station on El Camino Avenue, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies attempted life-saving measures before he was transported in critical condition, according to spokesman Sgt. Tony Turnbull. A 911 call was placed at 3:50 p.m. reported as someone on the ground in the 2100 block of El Camino Avenue. Deputies arrived to find the man bleeding from the head.

Witnesses reported seeing a dark-colored truck or SUV fleeing the scene.

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Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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