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Coroner identifies Woodland shooting victim

A 35-year-old man who died from gunshot wounds Friday evening in Woodland has been identified by the Yolo County sheriff-coroner.

Geovanny Yabet Gomez of Woodland was driving Friday evening near Third and Cross streets when he saw a man driving a light-gray Honda. The two vehicles were involved in a pursuit but police are not sure which vehicle was doing the chasing.

The Honda driver began shooting near the 800 block of Fifth Street, striking Gomez, who contacted a friend to assist him to Woodland Memorial Hospital. Gomez died during surgery, according to a police official.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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