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18-Year-Old Identified As Person Shot Dead Near Mango's In Midtown Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The person shot dead near Mango's nightclub in Midtown Sacramento last week has been identified as a teenager.

According to the Sacramento County Coroner's Office, the victim was Joseph Scarlett, 18, of Sacramento.

Scarlett was shot on the night of Dec. 17 in the area of 20th and K streets. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Information regarding a motive or suspect has still not been released. However, police said it is believed a disturbance between two separate groups resulted in the shooting.

The shooting prompted a large police presence in what is a rather busy area in midtown. No other injuries were reported.

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