On May 25th, 2019 at 2:54 AM the Merced Police Department received a call from staff at Mercy Medical Center regarding a man with gunshot wounds.
Officers met with 39-year-old Ernesto Hurtado who had gunshot wounds to his lower extremities and his torso.
Hurtado could not provide officers with much information about the crime, exact location of occurrence or give a suspect description.
Hurtado was in stable condition and his wounds are not life-threatening.
Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact the Merced Police Department Detective Division or the Merced Police Department Tipster Line at (209) 385-4725.
The public can send information via anonymous text messages to police department by dialing “TIP411” (847411) and including the word “Comvip” as the “keyword” in the text message.