Police investigate a homicide near S Street and 11th Street in Merced

August 3, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Officers from the Merced Police Department responded to S Street near 11th Street Saturday night for reports of a man down.

They found the victim lying on the ground with at least one gunshot wound. Authorities say he was taken away in an ambulance but later died from his injuries. Merced Police are searching for suspects.

Officers say the victim is a 38 year old man, who was gunned down just before seven Saturday night. His name has not yet been released.

The shooting happened in the same neighborhood where two men were killed in May. Investigators say the two cases do not appear to be related.