On 8/28/16 at approximately 11:55 p.m., Merced Police Department responded to the 3200 block of Denver Avenue for a report of a gunshot wound. Arriving officers contacted the victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound to the hand. The victim was transported by Riggs Ambulance to an undisclosed hospital.
During the investigation, officers found out the shooting occurred in the of the 600 block of W. 8th Street near Tenaya Middle School. Officers are searching for a person of interest at this time.
If you have any information regarding this shooting, please contact Merced PD at (209) 385-6912.