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19-year-old killed in Saturday afternoon shooting in Del Paso Heights

One person is dead after a shooting in Del Paso Heights on Saturday, according to the Sacramento Police Department.

Officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation that occurred around 3:30 p.m. in the 900 block of North Avenue near Rio Linda Boulevard. Detectives found one person with multiple gunshot wounds who was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. Police spokesman Karl Chan said the victim was a 19-year-old man, but could not give further details.

North Avenue was closed from Cypress Street to Rio Linda Boulevard and will remain closed as detectives and CSI process the scene, according to the police department.

No other information was immediately available.

Mack Ervin III covers breaking news and high school sports for The Bee. A journalism student at Sacramento State, he follows auto racing and most other sports.
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