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Man, 22, shot dead on street in south Sacramento County

This Google Earth image shows the approximate location where a 22-year-old man was pronounced dead at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday.
This Google Earth image shows the approximate location where a 22-year-old man was pronounced dead at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday.

A young Sacramento man was found in a street Wednesday night with a fatal gunshot wound.

Octavio Rodriguez, 22, was pronounced dead at 9:50 p.m. in the 3900 block of 48th Avenue in south Sacramento County.

Neighbors reported hearing gunshots in the Bowling Green neighborhood near 47th Avenue and Franklin Boulevard about 9:30 p.m. Callers also said there appeared to be a person in the street.

Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies responded and did what they could to try to save Rodriguez. Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District medical personnel pronounced him dead at the scene.

A sheriff’s spokesman said that there is no description of the person who shot Rodriguez.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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