Warning: Some of the videos captured by a witness at the scene contain graphic language.
Sacramento Police report they are still investigating the scene on 24th Street between Fruitridge Road and Glen Ellen Circle, near where officers first heard gunfire around midnight. Witnesses now report hearing as many as 12 gunshots in the area.
One witness captured footage of the scene as police pulled the driver from the flames.
"I think he's alive, I just saw his foot move, dude," says a witness from behind the camera as crews battle the fire and officers approach the vehicle.
The man in the car was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
No arrests have been made and police have not reported any suspect descriptions at this time.
Police said 24th would be closed from Fruitridge Road to Glen Ellen Circle until about noon for the investigation.
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