SACRAMENTO – Police are seeking the person or people responsible for the fatal shooting of a man in Sacramento Sunday night.

A release from the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department indicated deputies responded to the 100 block of Dolphin Way in the Rio Linda area of Sacramento around 10:30 p.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, deputies found a 54-year-old man who had been shot.

The man, later identified by the Sacramento County coroner as Billy Stidman of Rio Linda, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information regarding this incident was encouraged to contact the sheriff's department at (916) 874-5115. Tip information may also be left anonymously at, by texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering the keyword 'SSD', or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477)

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