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Police searching for suspect in double-slaying in Yuba City

Police are searching for a suspect in a double homicide that occurred in Yuba City on Friday, police said.

The Yuba City Police Department responded to a call just before noon regarding shots fired in the 1200 block of Clark Avenue. When officers arrived, they found two adults dead from apparent gunshot wounds, officials said in a news release.

Police are searching for Diego Martinez, 19, as a suspect. Martinez is described as between 5 feet, 6 inches and 5 feet, 8 inches and weighing 180 pounds with black hair and brown eyes, the release said.

Anyone seeing Martinez is asked to stay away and to contact Yuba City police at 530-822-4661.

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Jaimie Ding, from Scripps College, is a local news reporter for The Sacramento Bee with an interest in politics and international relations. She grew up in Vancouver, Washington.
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