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Citrus Heights police search for 3 suspects in nonfatal shooting

Police seek three suspects in the shooting of a Citrus Heights man on Friday night, Jan. 29, 2016.
Police seek three suspects in the shooting of a Citrus Heights man on Friday night, Jan. 29, 2016.

A man shot in Citrus Heights on Friday night is expected to survive what police say appears to have been a targeted shooting.

The Citrus Heights Police Department is looking for three suspects, two males and one female, all of whom had their faces covered during the altercation.

Police responded to a 911 call from an apartment complex in the area of 7300 Auburn Oaks Court at around 8:15 p.m. on Friday. Officers found a man in his early 20s who had a gunshot wound to his upper body.

The unidentified man was taken to a local hospital where he underwent surgery for his injuries. Police said he is in stable condition.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact the Citrus Heights Police Department, Investigative Services Division, at 916-727-5500.

Alexei Koseff: 916-321-5236, @akoseff

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