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Del Paso Heights shooting victim succumbs to wound

A man who died after being shot Saturday in Del Paso Heights has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office as 30-year-old Rafael Cervantes Ortuno of Sacramento.

Sacramento police said Cervantes Ortuno suffered a gunshot wound at a home in the 200 block of Dewitt Court.

Officers were called to the home about 6 p.m. Cervantes Ortuno was first tended to by Sacramento Fire Department medical personnel before being taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Crime scene investigators and homicide detectives responded to the scene. No further information about the killing was available on Tuesday from police.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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