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Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: What happened in 1995 Christmas shooting of teen in North Highlands?

What happened in the shooting of Joshua Heath, who was killed in North Highlands on Dec. 24, 1995?

– E. High, Sacramento

Only a brief account of this shooting appears in The Bee’s archives. It was reported along with two other fatal shootings that occurred in the Sacramento area on Christmas Day 1995.

According to the story, 17-year-old Josh Heath was killed about 12:25 a.m. when he arrived at a party in the 4000 block of Renick Way in North Highlands.

A 15-year-old companion was shot in the face, but sheriff’s officials said his injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

They had no suspects at the time, and there are no reports of subsequent arrests.