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Gunfire kills man at apartment complex in Sacramento’s south area

A man was shot and killed at a south-area complex Monday, according to a Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department spokesman.

Neighbors reported the sound of gunfire at the complex in the 4700 block of 50th Avenue about 5:30 a.m. Monday. Callers to the Sheriff’s Department also reported that there was a body on the ground in the courtyard of the complex.

When deputies arrived, they found a 58-year-old man with more than one gunshot wound to his upper torso. The victim died at the scene.

Witnesses reported seeing two men running from the area before law enforcement arrived, according to the Sheriff’s Department. No description of the men was available.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews