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Citrus Heights police investigating shooting near Fair Oaks Blvd

By Mike Hazlip— A heavy police presence and helicopter activity near Fair Oaks Boulevard and Oak Avenue was observed on Sunday night, as a pair of incidents in the area kept authorities busy.

Man dead after Monday night shooting in Citrus Heights neighborhood

Sirens and sounds of a helicopter could be heard near Sylvan Corners on Monday evening as police responded to a shooting in the area.

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CHPD: suspect in critical condition after pursuit, officer-involved shooting

An officer-involved shooting that followed a brief pursuit near Rusch Park left a 50-year-old suspect in critical condition, Citrus Heights police said in a news release late Thursday night. Police said the shooting occurred around 3:30 p.m. Thursday…

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Gun-wielding man fatally shot by Citrus Heights police

Gunfire and police sirens lit up the night in a Citrus Heights neighborhood Monday, after police fatally shot a man who allegedly brandished a weapon at officers. The shooting occurred shortly before 10:30 p.m. on the 7000 block…

Investigation: woman shot, killed at Citrus Heights apartment

Updated Feb. 9, 4:26 p.m.– Police are investigating the death of a woman who was found dead in a Citrus Heights apartment with a gunshot wound to her upper body early Monday morning, according to Sgt. Jason Baldwin…

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Citrus Heights News Briefs: shooting, homeless, marijuana, fire update

Local news briefs this week include local homeless outreach efforts, a Friday night shooting, local medical marijuana regulation, and an update on the cause of a Citrus Heights garage fire. Friday night shooting in Citrus Heights injures one;…

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Citrus Heights Police Beat: pursuit, shooting, DUI checkpoint results

Man shot in Greenback Estates on Christmas Eve– A Citrus Heights police sergeant said a 26-year-old man was shot multiple times on Christmas Eve by one or more unknown suspects in a vehicle, leaving him hospitalized. According to…

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Shooting: Citrus Heights police arrest man on murder charges

Updated Mar. 9, 10:15 a.m. — Citrus Heights police said a suspect has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting on Greenback Lane Friday, according to a press release sent out this afternoon. The 34-year-old male suspect…

Police: armed man shot by officers in Citrus Heights park

Updated Jan. 24, 8:57 a.m.– Citrus Heights police said officers shot a 52-year-old man in C-Bar-C Park Thursday night, after responding to a call from a relative who said the man had overdosed on prescription medication, had a…

Citrus Heights shooting leaves one dead; police seek witnesses

A Friday night shooting in Citrus Heights has left one man dead after police say his vehicle was struck by gunfire and collided with a light pole near Sayonara Drive and Lialana Way, according to a police department…