1 dead, 1 injured after south Sacramento bar shootout

11:32 AM, Apr 17, 2011   |    comments
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SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CA. - One man is dead and another in the hospital after a shootout in front of a South Sacramento bar Sunday around 1:20 a.m.

Sacramento County sheriff's deputies responded to the Warners Rendezvous Lounge, in the 7100 block of Governors Circle, after calls came in of multiple shots fired, said Deputy Jason Ramos.

When police arrived at the scene, they found a man with a gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

Later, another man was admitted to the hospital with non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

Ramos said about 30 rounds were fired from multiple weapons. Dozens of people were detained as possible witnesses, but there was no clear suspect description.

Detectives have not been able to discern a clear motive for the shooting, said Ramos.

Anyone with information about the shootout is urged to call Sheriff's Homicide Bureau 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.


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