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.READ MORE: HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra Pledges To Protect Access To Reproductive Health Care
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.READ MORE: Airbnb Permanently Bans Parties At Its Rental Locations
The 6000 block of Birdcage Lane was closed during the hours-long investigation.MORE NEWS: FDA Advisers To Consider Whether Omicron-Specific COVID Vaccines Are Needed
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.