Victim identified in Arden shooting

3:18 PM, May 23, 2012   |    comments
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  • Kerry Ray Burns

ARDEN, CA - A Sacramento man was shot and killed on the 2100 block of Wyda Way in the Arden area Tuesday night.

Deputy Jason Ramos with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department said deputies were enroute to the area of Howe Ave. and Wyda Way around 8:30 p.m. when dispatch released updated information of a man shot.

Upon arrival at Wyda Way, deputies found 27-year-old Kerry Ray Burns on the ground, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body, said Ramos. Paramedics arrived and pronounced Burns dead at the scene.

According to Ramos, preliminary information suggested a dark-skinned man was seen running from the location just after the shooting. However, it was not known if the individual was connected to the shooting in any way.

Ramos said the sheriff's department had no information on a possible motive for the shooting.

Anyone with information on the shooting was encouraged to call Sheriff's Homicide detectives at (916) 874-5115, Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP, or send a text message tip to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.


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