Sacto 9-1-1
September 16, 2012
Rancho Cordova man dies of gunshot wounds

By Loretta Kalb
lkalb@sacbee.com

Sacramento County Coroner's officials have identified a man shot to death in Rancho Cordova late last week as 33-year-old Clifton Riddle.

Sheriff's officials found Riddle in his car at the 2400 block of Moraine Circle on Thursday night after he called them to say he had been shot.

Riddle was taken to a hospital with injuries from multiple gunshot wounds to various parts of his body, Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Jason Ramos said.

Coroner's officials said the man died about 2:30 p.m. Friday.

An investigation is under way. Ramos reported the victim provided no information regarding his assailants and no description of any vehicle that may have been involved.

No motive has been established.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (916) 874-5115, Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP, or send a text message tip to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter SACTIP followed by the tip information.

Callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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