An investigation continues into a homicide Tuesday night in Rancho Cordova.

The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department says they received calls for shots fired at about 8 p.m. on Rockingham Drive.

When they arrived they found a 27-year-old man shot in the leg.

He was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

Sheriff's deputies are still looking for a motive for the shooting, and the identity of any suspect or suspects is unknown.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (916) 874-5115. Tip information may also be left anonymously at by entering the keyword 'SSD', or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).