Man found with gunshot wound in Merced taxi dies

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Authorities in Merced are investigating the city's second homicide of the year. They say a man was shot and killed early Monday morning in the area of Mimi Lane near Childs Avenue.

Merced police say when they arrived they found the 59-year-old victim in the front seat of a taxi cab suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital where he later died. The name of the victim has not been released.

Police are currently looking for suspects and a motive in this shooting.

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