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Coroner identifies man fatally shot in south Sacramento

Google Earth image shows the area of 53rd and Young streets in south Sacramento.
Google Earth image shows the area of 53rd and Young streets in south Sacramento.

A 21-year-old man was killed in a shooting Monday night in south Sacramento.

Officers were called to the area of 53rd and Young streets around 7:30 p.m. Rodney Lavon Collins, 21, of Sacramento was found in the street with a gunshot wound, according to Sacramento police. He died at the scene.

No details were available regarding circumstances that led to the shooting in the neighborhood near Fruitridge Road and Stockton Boulevard. The person who fired the fatal shot fled.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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