MERCED, CA – At approximately 9:09 p.m. in the area of the 3200 block of Shamrock this evening, witnesses say three gunshots rang out followed by screaming that left them and their families frightened. When they came out to see what had happened, one man was on the ground and another was heard saying “I can’t believe they shot him!”
When Officers from the Merced PD arrived on-scene they found one man on the ground and unconscious. Witnesses state that they also heard an argument between a crowd of people shortly before the gunfire was heard. Officers have reportedly secured a firearm at the scene, but it is unknown if it is the weapon involved and officers are still investigating the scene at this time.