Sacramento County house party shooting leaves boy dead; sheriff’s investigation under way

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A boy was shot and killed at the scene of a house party early Saturday in Carmichael, according to authorities.

About 1:15 a.m., the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received several separate calls regarding a shooting that occurred at an apartment complex in the 4400 block of Manzanita Avenue, Sgt. Rod Grassmann said.

The callers advised there was a large party and someone was lying on the ground after being shot, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies arrived and found a male juvenile that had at least one gunshot wound, Grassmann said. Metro Fire pronounced the boy dead at the scene.

Authorities do not have a suspect.

The identity of the boy will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office after identification and notification of next of kin.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (916) 874-5115 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-4357 (HELP). Authorities sad that tips also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).

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