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Coroner IDs victim in shooting at Center Parkway apartment

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has identified the man fatally shot during an apparent break-in at a Center Parkway apartment this month as Alphonse Tholmer, 23, of Sacramento.

According to Sacramento police, Tholmer was one of an unknown number of subjects who forced their way into an apartment on the 7800 block of Center Parkway about 3:45 a.m. Jan. 6.

The shooting followed the break-in; however, it is not clear who fired. Detectives are still trying to identify the people involved, as well as the circumstances surrounding the shooting, said Officer Michele Gigante, a police spokeswoman.

The occupants of the apartment were not injured.

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