Sacto 9-1-1
August 24, 2013
One man slain, one injured in Orangevale shooting

Sacramento County Sheriff's deputies are investigating an early morning shooting that left one man dead and another injured.

The incident occurred 12:45 a.m. at 6244 Hazel Avenue in Orangevale. Two men, ages 19 and 20, were sitting on an upstairs landing in an apartment complex when two gunmen came up and shot them, said Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Jason Ramos.

Both victims were shot once. The 19-year-old died. The 20-year-old sustained serious injuries. Authorities have not released their names.

The suspects, described only as wearing dark clothing, fled on foot. Ramos said there was no fight before the shooting. Homicide detectives are canvassing the area for evidence.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department at (916) 874-8477.

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