Sacramento police investigating man’s death inside tent in midtown, authorities said

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating the death of a man who was found Friday in the Marshall School section of midtown.

Officers were called just after 9:30 a.m. to the 800 block of 29th Street at H Street for reports of an unconscious man who was not breathing, police said.

According to audio logs, police dispatchers said a person experiencing homeless approached a store employee at a nearby Shell gas station and said his friend had been “shot in a tent.”

In a later update, Sacramento police spokesman Officer Anthony Gamble said the coroner couldn’t find any “obvious” signs of death. Coroner’s officials were on scene Friday afternoon investigating, police said, and will continue to determine what happened.

The man was pronounced deceased by Sacramento firefighters.