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Man found dead with gunshot wound in south Sacramento County parking lot

Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a homicide after a man was found shot late Monday afternoon in the parking lot of an apartment complex in south Sacramento County.

Deputies responded at about 5 p.m. to calls reporting that a man had been shot in a parking lot in the 4700 block of 50th Avenue. When they arrived, they found a white man in his late 50s who had been shot at least once, according to a Sheriff’s Department news release. Medical personnel responded and the man was pronounced dead. His name has not been released.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at (916) 874-5115, or Crime Alert at (916) 443-4357. Tip information also may be left anonymously via the Sheriff’s Department’s website,, by texting 274637 and entering the keyword ‘SSD’, or by calling (916) 874-8477.

Call The Bee’s Cathy Locke, (916) 321-5287.