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16-year-old girl shot, killed near West Sacramento's River City High School

West Sacramento police say multiple people were seen running from the scene Saturday evening in the Clarksburg Branch Line Trail area.

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A 16-year-old girl was shot and killed Saturday evening near the Clarksburg Branch Line Trail just east of River City High School, West Sacramento police said.

Officers responded to the area around 7:30 p.m. and found the girl with multiple gunshot wounds, police said. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

Three or four people were seen running from the area, police said. Investigators are not sure if these people were involved with the shooting or just bystanders. 

Police are asking the public to stay inside or avoid driving in the area.

The victim was not a student at the school, according to officials with the Washington Unified School District.

If you have any information about this incident, you are asked to call the West Sacramento police tip line is 916-617-4747

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