Double homicide investigation underway in South Sacramento

A double homicide investigation is underway in South Sacramento after two people were shot to death Thursday afternoon, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department.

A double homicide investigation is underway in South Sacramento after two men were shot to death in the paring lot of a strip mall Thursday afternoon, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. 

The shooting happened in the 5200 block of Fruitridge Road. When deputies got to the scene, they located two male victims suffering from gunshot wounds -- both were both pronounced dead at the scene by Metro Fire personnel. 

Both victims appear to be in their late teens to early 20's, according to the sheriff's department. 

The initial investigation shows there may have been two to three suspects that fled in a light colored SUV. The Sacramento Police Department believes one of the suspects is a neighborhood at Belleview Avenue and Rotella Drive. 

West Campus High School was temporarily under soft lockdown. 

No other information has been released.

Stay with ABC10 as more information becomes available. 

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