Investigators say the landlord of the building called 911 just before 3 p.m. Thursday after finding the victim. The landlord discovered the body when he came to collect the rent.
The victim suffered a gunshot wound to his upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.
According to investigators, the victim is a 24-year-old man. His name has not been released, but the landlord said he was the man who was renting the home.
Anyone with information about this shooting is urged to call sheriff’s homicide detectives at (916) 874-5115 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.