Sacto 9-1-1
November 27, 2010
Man shot during dope deal gone bad

By Carlos Alcalá
calcala@sacbee.com

A Placerville man was shot in the course of a marijuana deal Friday, Folsom police reported.

Police became aware of the incident around 10 p.m. after responding to a report of a car idling in the road at the intersection of Serpa Way and Fetter Court in Folsom, according to a release from Sgt. Jason Browning.

Police reported they found blood on the trunk of the car and could smell a heavy odor of burning marijuana coming from inside.

They found the vehicle's 21-year-old owner in a nearby hospital, being treated for a single gunshot to the abdomen. It was believed not to be life threatening.

The shooting victim said he'd been shot by a prospective customer he knew as Tony from Elk Grove. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 5 foot 10 inches tall and about 165 pounds. He was wearing a red-and-black checked jacket.

Police are investigating the incident as a robbery and attempted homicide. No information was released on the victim's identity. He is not currently facing any charges.

Anyone with information is asked to call the tip line at (916) 585-4110.

Call The Bee's Carlos Alcalá, (916) 321-1987.

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