Police arrest two on Sunday morning shooting at Merced apartment complex

Merced Police arrested a  21-year-old and a 14-year-old in possession of a firearm.

Officers responded to the 2600 block of Glen Avenue for reports of a shooting on Sunday morning at around 8:39 a.m.

When officers arrived at the scene they confirmed a shooting had taken place.

21-year-old Craig Turner arrested by Merced Police

Officers searched the area and found one victim in a nearby apartment suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his leg.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for his injuries. During the investigation two firearms were located.

Officers arrested 21-year-old Craig Turner on charges of a prohibited person in possession of a firearm, prohibited person in possession of ammunition, gang enhancements, and a parole violation.

A 14-year-old male juvenile was also arrested on charges of a minor in possession of a concealed firearm.

Police did not release detailed information about the shooter, detectives are still investigating to identify the motive and any other suspects in the shooting.

Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Sergeant Solis at 209-385-4703 or by email at solisl@cityofmerced.org.

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