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Update: North Highlands man fatally stabbed in attempted robbery, authorities say

Sacramento County sheriff’s officials say detectives investigating the mysterious death of a man Sunday in North Highlands have concluded that he was stabbed while attempting a home invasion robbery.

Kaveon Plummer-Lee, 19, of North Highlands, abruptly pulled up behind the car of a woman he knew in the 6400 block of Channing Drive about 11:45 a.m. Sunday. As the woman was loading her children into her car, Plummer-Lee told her that he was shot and to call 9111.

Despite lifesaving efforts by responding deputies, Plummer-Lee died at the Channing Drive location.

Sheriff’s officials announced Thursday that during further investigation by detectives, Plummer-Lee was identified as the suspect in a home invasion robbery attempt shortly before he arrived at the Channing Drive residence. It was later discovered that during the home invasion robbery, Plummer-Lee was stabbed by one of the victims, causing the injury that he reported as a gunshot wound. Detectives believe that Plummer-Lee was armed with a weapon at the time and that the resident stabbed him in self-defense.

Sheriff’s officials said the findings of the investigation have been forwarded to the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office, which will decide whether to file any criminal charges in the case.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews