Merced shooting sends woman to hospital

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Authorities in the North Valley are investigating a shooting that left a woman injured. It happened around 9 p.m. Monday on R Street near 3rd Street in Merced.

Merced police say two men walked up to the 21-year-old victim and shot her in the upper torso. The woman was flown to a hospital in Modesto. She was last listed in stable condition.

Police say the two suspects ran away. They were last seen wearing gray hooded sweaters.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Merced Police Department.

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