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Two men found shot in Placer County community of Alta

Two men were taken to the hospital Tuesday morning following a shooting in Placer County, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies first received reports of a person with gunshot wounds to his arm and torso about 10:30 a.m. at a home in the Silvertip Spur area of Alta, said Dena Erwin, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman

Officers at the scene found a second man was also involved in the shooting and had suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen, Erwin said.

Both men were taken to area hospitals. No additional information, such as names or the condition of the two men, were available. Erwin said the incident is still under investigation.

Nashelly Chavez: 916-321-1188, @nashellytweets

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