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A man was shot and killed in south Rancho Cordova Tuesday night.

The 27-year-old man was shot in the leg with a handgun around 8 p.m. near Rockingham Drive and Mather Field Road, Sacramento County Sheriff's Sgt. Lisa Bowman said. The man was taken to the hospital, where he later died. No other information about the victim was released.

Bowman said two males were seen running from the area after shots were fired. One subject was seen running with handgun. No other description was available.

Detectives continue to investigate the scene. They said multiple shell casings were found on the ground. Rancho Cordova police officers canvassed the neighborhood to look for more witnesses. No other information about the shooting was released.