SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CA - A man was killed and another injured after being shot while sitting on a landing in an Orangevale apartment complex early Saturday morning.

Deputies responded to the complex at 6244 Hazel Avenue around 12:45 a.m. after getting reports of the shooting, Sacramento County Sheriff's Sgt. Jason Ramos said.

A 19-year-old man and a 20-year-old man were sitting on the upstairs landing of the Hazel Wood Apartments when two suspects walked up to the men. Ramos said one of the suspects shot the men and then both ran from the apartment complex.

The 19-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene; the 20 year old was taken to the hospital to get treatment and is expected to survive.

Ramos said the suspects were described as wearing dark clothing and hoodies.

The motive behind the shooting is under investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (916) 874-5115. Tip information may also be left anonymously at by entering the keyword 'SSD', or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).

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