Crime

Man shot to death in Paso Robles is identified

Victor Hugo Sanchez
Victor Hugo Sanchez

Paso Robles police have identified the man killed in a weekend shooting as Victor Hugo Sanchez, 37.

According to Lt. Ty Lewis, Sanchez's death "was the likely result of apparent gunshot wounds, however, an autopsy is pending."

Sanchez was shot Saturday outside an apartment complex in the 3100 block of Spring Street. The shooting was reported to police at 9:27 p.m. Emergency personnel arrived on the scene at 9:33 p.m., but Sanchez had already died as a result of his injuries, Lewis said.

Detectives are continuing to investigate the crime and want anyone with information to contact them. Anonymous tips can be left on the Crime Stoppers hotline at 549-STOP or by texting SLOTIPS plus a message to CRIMES (274637).

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