14-year-old murdered in Merced on Monday afternoon

Merced Police say a 14-year-old juvenile was murdered in Merced Monday afternoon.

Officers responded to the 1100 block of P Street for reports of shots fired at around 12:53, while officers were responding to the area callers advised that a 14-year-old male had been shot and was unconscious at the location.

When officers arrived, they located the juvenile with life-threatening injuries.

CPR was performed by medical personnel, unfortunately, the juvenile died at the scene.

Merced Police Detectives and the Gang Violence Suppression Unit are currently investigating the incident. No information was released on any suspect/s.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to please contact Detective Haygood at 209-385-6998 or haygoodk@cityofmerced.org. You may also contact the anonymous tip line at 209-385-4725.

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