The Merced County Sheriff’s Office, Merced County Probation and Parole, California Highway Patrol, and Paso Robles Police Department located the Officer-Involved Shooting suspect, 51-year-old Guadalupe Lopez-Herrera.
Lopez-Herrera was found in the city of Paso Robles and a pursuit ensued between officers and the suspect.
Lopez-Herrera was driving the stolen GMC Sierra truck and a spike strip was deployed disabling the vehicle.
As the vehicle came to a stop, Lopez-Herrera shot at officers with a handgun. A K-9 was deployed and Lopez-Herrera was taken into custody.
The Merced County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank everyone who called in and helped with information regarding Lopez-Herrera’s location.
Thanks to all the allied agencies involvement with apprehending the suspect. Lopez-Herrera is currently being transported back to Merced County and will be booked into the Merced County Jail.