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Man dies, murder investigation continues on I Street in downtown Sacramento

SACRAMENTO – A homicide investigation is underway in downtown Sacramento Monday morning.

Sacramento Police say officers responded to the area of ​​I Street between 6th and 7th streets just after 4 a.m. to investigate a reported assault.

At the scene, officers found a man with “significant” injuries, according to police. No further details about the injuries have been released.

The man was taken to hospital in critical condition, but police later announced that he had died. Homicide detectives have now taken over the investigation.

I Street in the area is expected to be closed for most of the morning, police said.

The man’s name has not been released.