Wednesday , May 22 2024

Merced Police Officer shot during shoot out with gunman.

Merced Police officer was shot during shoot out with gunman after early morning traffic stop.

It all started around 2:30am after Merced Police pulled over a car in the area of 21 St. and H St. in the City of Merced. The passenger of the car started shooting at three Merced Police officers hitting one. His condition is unknown at this time .

Police did return fire. Both the driver and the passenger fled the car. One of the suspects was later found a few blocks away with gun shot wounds. The driver is still on the loose. A swat team is doing a house to house search for the suspect who is considered armed and dangerous.

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