The Merced Police Department investigating a shooting that occurred this morning.
Officers responded to 988 D street shorty after 11:00 Saturday morning after receiving a call of shots fired at the Sunnyside apartments.
When officers arrived, they were unable to locate any victims. Officers located several shell casings inside the apartment complex and a building that had been hit by bullets.
According to witnesses, the shooter was on foot and fired several shots at a group of people in the complex. The suspect then ran to a black SUV that was waiting on D Street and left Northbound on D Street.
Witnesses also described the suspect as a black male in his 20’s, wearing all gray clothing. The suspected victims of the shooting were uncooperative with the investigation.
Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Officer Flores at 209-388-7796 or by email at FloresD@cityofmerced.org.