SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The man killed in a North Sacramento shooting last week has been identified.
Sacramento police say, just after 12:30 a.m. Friday, officers responded to the 1600 block of Cormorant Way to investigate a reported shooting. At the scene, officers found a man who had suffered at least one life-threatening gunshot wound.READ MORE: Placer County Deputy Investigating Mail Theft Finds Out He Himself Was A Victim
The responding officers immediately started life-saving measures. Medics soon took over and rushed the man to the hospital, but he was later pronounced dead.
Exactly what led up to the shooting is not clear, but homicide detectives have taken over the investigation.READ MORE: First 90-Degree Day Of The Season For NorCal Possible This Weekend
On Tuesday, the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office identified the shooting victim as 22-year-old Sacramento resident Joshua Efrem Scherban.
No suspect information has been released.
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Anyone with information relevant to the investigation is urged to contact police at (916) 808-5471, or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at 9916) 443-4357.