Man dies after North Merced shooting

May 13, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
An overnight shooting is under investigation in the North Valley.

Around 1 a.m. Monday morning at Fahrens Park in North Merced, officers found a 33-year-old Hispanic man with a gunshot wound to the stomach. He was flown to a hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The victim told officers a man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt was responsible. The suspect is still on the loose and Merced Police detectives say they are still looking for a motive in the shooting.

Police have not released the identity of the victim.


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