Couple Carjacked, Passenger Shot and Killed

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Ghulam Ayobi was found shot dead inside his minivan.


Sacramento Police are investigating the carjacking of a couple in which a 53-year-old male passenger was shot and killed.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting on Sunday just after midnight at eastbound Interstate 80 and Norwood Avenue.

Police say prior to the shooting a couple got into their minivan at San Juan Road and Torland Street. Two suspects were already hiding inside their vehicle when the couple began driving.

During the course of the carjacking the male passenger was shot in the upper body during some type of altercation while traveling on Interstate 80.

Police say the suspects ordered the woman who was driving to pull the vehicle over at eastbound Interstate 80 and Norwood Avenue and the suspects jumped out of the vehicle and fled.

The shooting victim was transported to the hospital where he died. The woman was uninjured.

Police know at least one of the the two suspects was a male, but no further description was immediately available.

Report filed by Kathy Escobar

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