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UPDATED: South Sacramento Teen Killed In Christmas Day Shooting Identified

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POSTED: Dec. 26, 2013 at 11:13 a.m.
UPDATED: Dec. 29, 2013 at 10:20 p.m.

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Sacramento officials have identified the teen killed after a Christmas shooting left multiple teens injured.

Around 9:45 p.m., officers responded to the 7400 block of 29th Street, where they found 15-year-old Bryan Castanon with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

A second teen arrived in the area shortly after and was taken to the hospital by police. He is expected to survive. A third teen was treated at the same hospital for a non-life threatening injury.

Police say the injured teens were part of a group that was approached by two adults. After a brief verbal altercation, the suspects fired.

No arrests have been made at this time, and investigators are still trying to determine a motive.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact the Sacramento Police Department dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357). Tipsters can 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.

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