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Two people seriously injured in North Sacramento shooting

Two people have been transported to the hospital with possibly life-threatening injuries following a shooting in North Sacramento.

Police received a report of a shooting about 2:35 p.m. Wednesday in the 2700 block of Altos Avenue and located two people with gunshot wounds, said Officer Linda Matthew, Sacramento Police Department spokeswoman. At least one person fled in a vehicle, she said, but no description of the person or the vehicle was available.

Matthew said she did not know the gender or age of the shooting victims. Because of the seriousness of the victims’ injuries, homicide detectives are handling the investigation, she said.