3 shot, 2 dead; Merced County Deputies Investigate Shooting in Planada

MERCED, California - Merced County Sheriff's deputies are on scene of a shooting in Planada. 

This is in the area of Hwy 140 and Plainsburg Rd.

Officials tell us three people have been shot in front of the El Campo Market. 

One person died at the scene, two other victims were taken to an area hospital. Another victim died at the hospital and the third victim has non-life threatening injuries. 

Officials say all three suspects are adult men. At this point they do not know if the shooting is gang related or random. 

They are looking through surveillance video to find any leads, but right now they do not have any description of a suspect(s). 

Deputies say when they arrived on scene it was very chaotic, as many people had gathered in the area. They say the parking lot of the market is typically busy with people because their is a taco truck that many people eat at.



This is a developing story and will be update


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