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South Sacramento possible drive-by shooting leaves 1 wounded


A man was transported to UC Davis Medical Center after crashing his car when he was reportedly shot Tuesday afternoon, a Sacramento County sheriff's spokesperson says.

A deputy was flagged down by a witness who reported hearing gunshots on the 4500 block of Roosevelt Avenue at approximately 4:21 p.m., according to sheriff's Sgt. Lisa Bowman. Deputies investigated and found a man, described as black and in his late 20s, who was unconscious.

Bowman said the witness told responders the victim was standing outside of his vehicle in front of a residence when he was struck by gunfire that may have come from a vehicle driving by. The victim got into his vehicle and attempted to drive but crashed into a fence. He was found in his vehicle.

There was no preliminary information on the victim's condition or about a suspect vehicle or shooter description.


Man shot in south Sacramento


A man was shot and wounded in south Sacramento Tuesday night.

Sacramento police tweeted the man was in critical condition and expected to live. He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. No other information was released about the victim.

The shooting happened around 8 p.m. on the 7200 block of Munson Way, police tweeted. No other information about the shooting was released.

Police are investigating the shooting.


University of the Pacific program will help meet nationwide demand for data scientists

University of the Pacific program will help meet nationwide demand for data scientists

University of the Pacific this fall will begin showing working professionals not only how to crunch data, but how to use the information to help their organizations prosper.

Pacific’s School of Engineering and Computer Science is offering a new master of science degree in analytics, a high-paying field facing an acute shortage of professionals. The program will be based at the university’s new, state-of-the-art campus in San Francisco.

With courses such as Data Engineering, Machine Learning and Data Visualization, the program will combine rigorous academic training in analytics along with the practical experience of working on real-world case studies of issues facing industries today.

Man killed at Arden-Arcade apartment complex

Man killed at Arden-Arcade apartment complex


A man was shot and killed early Saturday morning at an apartment complex in the Arden-Arcade area of Sacramento County.

Sacramento County Sheriff's Sgt. Lisa Bowman said the man in his mid-20s was shot at least once in the torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No other information about the victim was available. Bowman said the man's identity will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner's Office after next of kin is notified.

The shooting happened around midnight in the parking lot of the apartment complex on the 2200 block of Edison Avenue. Bowman said detectives are investigating the shooting. No other information about the homicide was available.

University of the Pacific’s Student Investment Fund climbs to $3 million

University of the Pacific’s Student Investment Fund climbs to $3 million

An investment fund managed by University of the Pacific students that routinely outperforms Wall Street indicators reached a monumental benchmark of $3 million.

The Student Investment Fund portfolio – valued at roughly $2.5 million just a year ago – is managed by students in Pacific’s Eberhardt School of Business and is one of the largest student-run funds in the western United States.

The SIF hit $3 million for the first time in early October, but market fluctuations caused the fund to dip below that benchmark. The fund returned to the $3 million mark this month.

University of the Pacific's Conservatory of Music announces new music industry studies degree

University of the Pacific's Conservatory of Music announces new music industry studies degree

Beginning in the fall, University of the Pacific's Conservatory of Music will offer a bachelor of science in music industry studies designed to prepare students for success in today's music industry. The program is the first of its kind in the region.

"The Music Management Program has been very successful over the years in preparing students for careers in the music industry because the type of courses and experiences we offer has adapted as the industry has evolved," said Keith Hatschek, Music Management Program director who designed the music industry studies degree for the program.

Body found on Hwy. 99 leads to hit-and-run investigation


A man's body was found on northbound Highway 99 near south Sacramento Saturday morning, California Highway Patrol said.

CHP officer Michael Bradley said the victim, a white man in his 50s or 60s who was possibly homeless, may have been dragged up to 200 feet and hit by multiple vehicles. No other information about the victim was available.

Officers responded to the area north of Florin Road just after 6 a.m. after getting calls of a possible animal in the roadway. When officers got to the scene, they found the man's body.

Bradley said the man's death is being investigated as a hit-and-run case.

Anyone with information about this hit-and-run incident is urged to call the CHP Communications Center at 916-861-1300.