1 dead, 1 injured in Merced shooting


MERCED, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – One man is dead and another person is injured following a shooting in Merced on Thursday.

According to the Merced Police Department, a call about gunshots heard was received shortly before 5:00 p.m. on the 1200 block of W Street. Officers arrived to find the two victims suffering gunshot wounds outside a home. They established that the suspect fired rounds into an occupied vehicle.

The victims were identified as a 17-year-old girl, who was treated for non-life-threatening wounds, and an 18-year-old man who was pronounced dead at the scene. Their identities have not been officially released at this time.

Investigators have identified a 15-year-old as a potential suspect. He is described as armed and dangerous.

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