Sacto 9-1-1
November 20, 2011
Two shot early today downtown, suspect arrested

By Tony Bizjak

Two men were critically injured in a shooting incident early Sunday downtown, Sacramento police said.

The shooting took place just before 2 a.m. in the 900 block of 3rd Street, near J Street. Police said the victims' injuries were not believed to be life threatening. Both were shot in the upper body.

Police units responded to the scene and arrested a suspect a few blocks away. The 23-year-old suspect had left the scene running, police said. Officers said they saw him dump a gun while fleeing. Police have not released names of the persons involved.

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