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October 28, 2013
Fairfield man identified as North Sacramento homicide victim

The Sacramento County Coroner's office has released the name of the Fairfield man shot to death at a Halloween party early Sunday in Sacramento.

The murder victim was identified as 29-year-old Keylen Jeff Ellis.

Ellis was shot to death and six others were injured in a drive-by shooting at the party in North Sacramento, police said.

Ellis was pronounced dead at the scene in front of a business in the 1800 block of Del Paso Boulevard. Five others -- men and women in their 20s and 30s -- were shot in their lower extremities but had non-life threatening injuries. They either drove themselves or were transported by ambulance to local area hospitals.

Read more: 1 killed, 6 hurt in Halloween party shooting in North Sacramento

The incident occurred shortly before 1:37 a.m. Sunday. Police said somebody driving by in a sedan shot at partygoers as they exited the front door of the business.

It was not known if Ellis was targeted, police said. Police are investigating the circumstances of the party, which may have been held at the business illegally.

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