By CBS13 Staff

NORTH HIGHLANDS (CBS13) — An investigation is underway after a man was found shot dead in a car near a North Highlands-area intersection late Tuesday afternoon.

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded a little before 6 p.m. near Madison Avenue and Harrison Street to investigate a shooting. A caller had reported hearing gunshots, then seeing a car with bullet holes.

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Other callers also reported seeing someone inside the car unresponsive, the sheriff’s office says.

At the scene, deputies found a man slumped over in the driver’s seat. Medics soon pronounced the man dead.

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The man’s name has not been released at this point.

Exactly what to the man being shot is unclear at this point. Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation.

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Anyone with information relevant to the investigation is urged to call detectives at (916) 874-5115.