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Victim identified in Sacramento Jack in the Box shooting

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Video: Jack In The Box Crime Scene video

  • Shawn Adam West
  • Police investigate shooting at Jack in the Box in south Sacramento, 1/26/10

SACRAMENTO, CA -- The man who was shot and killed at a south Sacramento Jack in the Box parking lot has been identified as  Shawn West, 26.

The shooting took place Tuesday at 9:24 p.m. in the parking lot of the fast food restaurant on Elsie Avenue and Stockton Boulevard, according to Sacramento County Sheriff's Department spokesman Sgt. Tim Curran.

West was with his brother and a friend, talking in the parking lot of the restaurant. As they headed to their car, a dark sedan drove through the lot and stopped close to the men.  Someone inside the vehicle fired several shots from a handgun, according to Curran.

At least one of the shots hit West.

The suspect vehicle left the lot and went west on Elsie Avenue. The witnesses could only provide a vague description of two men inside the vehicle.

If you have any information about this shooting you are asked to call the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department at (916) 874-5057 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP.  Or send a text message tip by texting to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter SACTIP followed by the tip information.

Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.


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