SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Sacramento police are investigating a double shooting that left one man in his 50s dead Friday night.

Just after 11 p.m., officers responded to the 6100 block of Stockton Boulevard to reports of gunshots and found one man suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Shortly after, a second victim was found. Fire personnel pronounced him dead at the scene.

Investigators believe the two armed suspects attempted to rob the two victims, who were shot while attempting to flee.

The two suspects were seen fleeing the area on foot. They are described as two black men, both with a thin build and in their late teens.

Anyone with information pertaining to this crime are asked to contact the Sacramento Police Department dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Editor’s Note: It was originally reported that the incident happened on Lemon Hill Avenue.


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