The Sacramento County Coroner’s office has released the name of the man killed after an altercation at a Natomas home early Tuesday morning.
The coroner identified the dead man as 44-year-old Dale Lee Botta. No place of residence for Botta was listed on the coroner website.
Botta was pronounced dead at 3:55 a.m. Tuesday at a home on Saginaw Circle in Natomas near the intersection of San Juan and Truxel roads. Sacramento police officers were called to the residence on a report of a disturbance and the sound of gunshots.
When officers arrived, they found the body of Botta with gunshot wounds. Homicide detectives responded to the scene and determined that a suspect had fled the home shortly after the shooting.
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The name of the man suspected of killing Botta has not been released. Police said he is in his 30s and was not a stranger to Botta.
Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.