RIO LINDA (CBS13) – A man was shot in Rio Linda on Sunday night and later died of his injuries.

Deputies got a call at around 10:30 p.m. Sunday of a shooting in the 100 block Of Dolphin Way in Rio Linda, according to a statement from Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Lisa Bowman. When they arrived, deputies found a 54-year-old man who had been shot.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has not released the man’s identity.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Department at (916) 874-5115. Tip information may also be left anonymously at, by texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering the keyword ‘SSD’, or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).


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