WALNUT GROVE, CA —
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a 40-year-old man who was shot and killed during a home invasion Thursday morning.
The sheriff’s department received reports of shots fired at a home on River Road in Walnut Grove just after 10:30 a.m. First responders found one man with a gunshot wound, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
There were two people in the home at the time of the shooting. The surviving victim said two men knocked on the front door, according to detectives. When the door was opened, the suspects pushed their way in and tied up the surviving victim.
During the home invasion, the 40-year-old man was shot in another room. The suspects then fled.
It is not known whether anything was stolen during the home invasion.
The identity of the victim has not been released.