MERCED COUNTY, California (KSEE/KGPE) – An investigation into a deputy-involved shooting near Dos Palos is underway Wednesday afternoon where a deputy was struck.
The Merced County deputy was shot in the chest just before 3:30 p.m. near Highway 33 and Eucalyptus Road when responding to a domestic disturbance. He’s expected to be OK.
A 51-year-old man is sought after as the suspect who shot the deputy. He is Guadalupe Lopez-Herrera form Dos Palos.
He was last seen driving a white 2013 GMC Sierra crew cab with California license plate No. 25599H1.
If you have any information regarding this crime or vehicle, call the Merced County Sheriff’s Office at 209-385-7445.