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Sacramento Shooting

Sacramento Shooting - Two men entered a south Sacramento barbershop this afternoon and opened fire on two men getting haircuts, who apparently returned fire, leaving a 30-year-old woman dead, a man with life-threatening injuries and four others wounded, investigators said.

The woman who was fatally shot in the parking lot as she was putting her toddler into a sport utility vehicle apparently was an innocent bystander, said Sgt. Tim Curran, Sacramento Sheriff's Department spokesman.

Sacramento Shooting

Firefighters and deputies were caring for the toddler this afternoon as they searched for family members to take custody of the child.

The shooting that started in the Fly Cuts and Styles barbershop in the 6900 block of Stockton Boulevard, spilled into the parking lot early this afternoon, Curran said.

Detectives believe that among the wounded are the two men who started the shooting and the two targets who fired back. The fifth victim was a barber, Curran said.

Detectives have determined that shortly after 1 p.m., two men came into the barbershop and opened fire, hitting two men who were getting haircuts. The two targets returned fire.

There was an exchange of gunfire inside and outside in the parking lot, Curran said.

Detectives believe that the woman who was killed was hit by stray gunfire and was not a target, Curran said. She had just left a one-hour photo shop that is two doors down from the barbershop.

Curran said it "definitely was not a robbery."

Detectives were still trying at 3 p.m. to sort out which of the gunshot victims were the initial shooters and who were the targets.

Sacramento Shooting


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