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Three people reported wounded in shooting in Fruitridge area

Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a drive-by shooting in the Fruitridge area that sent three people to the hospital Friday evening.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt. Lisa Bowman said a call was received about 8:30 pm. reporting a shooting on Thurman Way, west of Stockton Boulevard and south of Fruitridge Road. According to preliminary information, she said, a vehicle pulled up and the occupants fired at least five shots. Three people are at a hospital, all with gunshot wounds to the lower body. Bowman said the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

The suspect vehicle was described only as a light-colored sedan. Bowman said a description of the occupants has not been confirmed.