Gunshots heard overnight in the Parkway neighborhood may be linked to another shooting that left a teen dead just steps away the day before, police said.
Reports of a shooting near a memorial erected to honor a young man who was killed Sunday drew police to the Parkway neighborhood about 10 p.m. Monday, Sacramento Police said. One person was treated at a nearby hospital for injuries taht were not life-threatening.
The memorial of candles was assembled on the street by grieving friends of the still unidentified teen who died on Sunday, shot near the 7500 block of Wainscott Way.
Gunshots were reported near Wainscott about 2:19 a.m. Sunday, but officers who responded to the scene could not immediately find the shooter or any apparent victims in the area, police said.
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Half an hour later, police received word that a young man in his late teens arrived at an area hospital with a gunshot wound. The teen was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly after he arrived.
Detectives said they believe the shooting was targeted and that the victim knew his attacker.
A day after the teen’s death, the neighborhood saw more gunfire. Though police said the two are “seperate incidents,” they are being investigated as possibly related.
Gang detectives responded to the scene Monday to aid in the investigation.
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