Police: Man shot by resident during robbery at South Sacramento home

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Sacramento police said officers initially found the man who was shot and killed Monday morning lying in front of a home on Meadowgate Drive.

Investigators learned the man may have been involved in a robbery at the home and was shot by a resident, police reported. The resident was later contacted by detectives.

“When the investigation is complete the case will be forwarded to the Sacramento County District Attorney’s office to determine if criminal charges are appropriate,” the police department wrote Tuesday.


Original story below:

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Police launched an investigation Monday morning in South Sacramento after a man was shot and killed.

Police said they got a call just before 9 a.m. about a shooting on Meadowgate Drive, near De Fer Circle and the intersection of Florin Road and Franklin Boulevard.

Sacramento police officers found a shooting victim in the area. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not provided his identity or the identity of the shooter. What led up to the shooting has not been reported.

Sunday night, a man was found dead with a gunshot wound near Palmer House Drive and Florin Road, just over 2 miles from Monday’s shooting scene.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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