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Gunfire kills man, injures another in southern Sacramento County

A 27-year-old man died after being shot Tuesday night in southern Sacramento County.

Ardell Nash and another 27-year-old man were shot in the 4500 block of Parker Avenue about 9:30 p.m., according to a Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department news release. The second man has not been identified.

Nash suffered wounds to his lower body and head. He was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital. The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office did not list a residence for Nash.

The second man suffered a gunshot wound to the lower part of his body and was reported in stable condition with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Officials do not know a motive for the attack. The case is under investigation.

Anyone with information about the shootings can call the Sheriff’s Department at (916) 874-5115 or submit an anonymous tip at

Alejandra Reyes-Velarde: 916-321-1005