Merced Police Department officers are currently working on a shooting in the area of West 12th and P street.
Officers responded just before 1:00 p.m., for reports of a gunshot victim, when officers arrived, they located a young male.
Medical personnel performed CPR, he was later pronounced deceased at the scene.
According to witnesses in the area, a car was seen leaving the area of the shooting, no description of the vehicle was immediately available.
No further information is currently available.