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Slain man found in south Sacramento County

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a young man found dead in a car near a south county park late Saturday.

Shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday, deputies responded to reports of a shooting and found the victim inside a vehicle on the 8300 block of Fintown Court near Vintage Park Drive, according to Sheriff’s Department spokesman Lt. Jason Ramos. The man had sustained head trauma; emergency personnel pronounced him dead at the scene.

The victim is described as a man in his late 20s. His identity is being withheld, pending notification of family. Several people at the scene when deputies arrived were detained for questioning, but investigators have yet to identify a suspect or determine what led to the shooting, Ramos said.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the sheriff’s homicide bureau at 916-874-5115 or Crime Alert at 916-443-HELP.

Ellen Garrison: 916-321-1920, @EllenGarrison