Sac PD Searching for Suspect in Shooting Outside Downtown Liquor Store

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 SACRAMENTO -- The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened outside a downtown liquor store.

The shooting happened at Rodney's Liquor Store on J Street around 10:48 a.m.

One man was shot. He was found in an alleyway south of J Street and transported to the hospital in serious condition.

Authorities say the shooting happened after an altercation began in the store and continued outside the store. When officers arrived, witnesses pointed them to a nearby alley where they found a man with a life-threatening gunshot wound.

The victim has been hospitalized in serious condition but is expected to survive.

Police are on scene searching for the suspect who is known to frequent the downtown area and was last seen running eastbound on J Street.

The suspect was caught on a security camera while wandering through the liquor store. (Credit: Sacramento Police Department)

The suspect is described as a 45 to 50-year-old white male who is 5-feet-10-inches tall and weighs 250 to 300 pounds. He also has a 1-inch to 2-inch beard.

While in the store, the man was wearing a red and white plaid button-up, short-sleeved shirt, a blue undershirt, black cargo shorts and a florescent camouflage fishing hat while in the store. He was also carrying a black backpack.

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