19 year old killed in Del Paso Heights shooting

12:09 AM, Nov 21, 2012   |    comments
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SACRAMENTO, CA - A 19-year-old man is dead after being shot in a Del Paso Heights neighborhood Tuesday night.

The shooting happened around 6:42 p.m., near North Avenue and May Street, Sacramento police said.

The victim, identified as Michael Burdan, was shot in his upper body. Police said he was unresponsive and lying in the roadway when they arrived on the scene.  He was pronounced dead moments later.

Police said it seems Burdan was riding his bicycle to a family member's home in the area when he was shot.

Crime Scene investigators and detectives were called to the scene to further examine into the shooting and determine a motive.

This is Sacramento's 30th homicide of the year.

Anyone with information is urged to call Sacramento police at at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). 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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