Man Fatally Shot In Carmichael Apartment Complex

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CARMICHAEL —

A man was fatally shot Saturday night inside of a Carmichael apartment complex, according to Sacramento Sheriff’s spokesman Tony Turnbull.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to calls shortly after 11 p.m. of a victim lying on the ground following an altercation at the Walnut Wood Apartments on the 2800 block of Walnut Avenue.  According to Turnbull, the victim, an unidentified 25-year-old male, was found suffering from a gunshot wound inside of an apartment. The victim was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses told officials they heard a scuffle coming from the area of the victim’s apartment, and then heard a gunshot. Two males were seen running away from the area of the shooting, and a fleeing vehicle was heard shortly after, Turnbull said.

If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department at (916) 874-5115.