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Victim identified in southeast Sacramento homicide

Police are investigating a potential homicide Saturday in southeast Sacramento.
Police are investigating a potential homicide Saturday in southeast Sacramento. Google Maps

Authorities have identified the Sacramento man killed Saturday in southeast Sacramento as Travis Gigoux, 36.

Sacramento police went to the 5600 block of Wallace Avenue shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday. They found Gigoux dead with trauma to his upper body.

Police said it appeared there had been a physical altercation between the victim and an assailant.

“This investigation remains active and no arrests have been made. Detectives have not yet established a specific motive for the assault, but believe this is an isolated incident,” the department said in a press release Sunday.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office identified the dead man Sunday as Gigoux. The agency had not classified the cause of death.

The police ask anyone with information to call the dispatch center at 916-264-5471 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at 916-443-HELP (4357) or file an anonymous tip using the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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