By CBS13 Staff

CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) — One person died and another was injured after two 20-year-old men shot at each other in a Citrus Heights apartment complex on Monday night.

The shooting happened just before 11 p.m. in the area of Birdcage Street off Greenback Lane. According to a Citrus Heights Police Department statement, multiple people called 911 to report the shooting, and when officers arrived at the scene, they found a 20-year-old man in the walkway of the complex suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital to be treated for critical injuries.

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Officers then went inside an apartment and found another 20-year-old man also suffering from gunshot wounds, they say. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The 6000 block of Birdcage Lane was closed during the hours-long investigation.

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Police detectives believe the two people involved in the shooting likely knew each other. They ask anyone with information about the shooting to come forward.