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Man, 19, shot to death in Sacramento County

A young man was shot to death on a street in southern Sacramento County Sunday evening.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office identified the shooting victim as Jose Rodriguez, 19, of Sacramento.

The sheriff’s department said that deputies were called to the 7600 block of Southbreeze Drive about 8:40 p.m. when citizens reported the sound of gunfire and a man being shot. When deputies arrived to the neighborhood near Elk Grove Florin and Gerber roads, they found Rodriguez shot at least one time in the torso.

He was pronounced dead by medical personnel.

No motive is known for the shooting of Rodriguez, according to a sheriff’s department press release. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s department at (916) 874-5115.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.