Deadly shooting leads to collision between SUV, semi-truck

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office and California Highway Patrol are investigating a deadly shooting that led to an SUV and semi-truck colliding Sunday evening. 

The sheriff’s office says they received a call just before 6:30 p.m. about gunshots near Power Inn Road and Gerber Road. 

Right after the gunshots, an SUV traveling east on Gerber Road crashed into a semi-truck. 

Another caller, who identified themselves as an EMT, stopped in the area to give aid to a gunshot victim, the sheriff’s office said.

One person in the SUV was injured and died at the scene. A woman inside the SUV was uninjured. 

According to the sheriff’s office, the shots came from another vehicle that left the scene. 

It’s unknown how many people were in the suspect’s car or if it was a targeted shooting. 

Detectives are asking anyone with information relating to the shooting to please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 916-874-5115 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at 916-443-4357.

Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com or by calling 916-874-8477.

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