MERCED, CA – On 04/12/2016 multiple shots were fired in the area of Motel Drive and Yosemite Parkway at approximately 1:15 am. Residents in the area reported seeing Merced PD arrive less than 2 minutes after the shots were heard and were in the area for hours investigating and conducting tactical operations.
No public information on this serious incident has yet been released by Merced PD to the media for public dissemination.
Officers were also seen surrounding a home on Motel Drive across from Quality Inn. The intersection at Yosemite Pkwy and Motel Drive was blocked off while officers had the home surrounded.
MCNTV News called Merced PD left a message with their PIO. No word yet if anyone was injured or if there is a dangerous shooter still on the loose.