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One of two men shot in North Sacramento dies of injuries

One of two men wounded Wednesday in a North Sacramento shooting died Thursday of his injuries.

Sacramento police said the case has been reclassified as a homicide. The other victim was reported in stable condition.

Officers were called to the area of Eleanor and Altos avenues about 2:35 p.m. Wednesday regarding a shooting and found two men with gunshot wounds. Officer provided life-saving measures until Sacramento Fire Department personnel arrived and transported the victims to an area hospital, according to a Police Department news release.

Officers canvassed the area for evidence and witnesses. Because of the seriousness of the injuries, homicide detectives were called to the scene and took over the investigation.

A motive for the shooting has not been determined, the news release said.

Anyone with information pertaining to the case is asked to call the Police Department’s dispatch center at 916-264-5471 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at 916-443-4357, or submit 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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