Man arrested for a shooting that left a man dead near the flea market

On June 25, 2020, at 12:41 A.M., Merced Police Department officers responded to the area of West 11th & G Street for a report of a shooting.

Officers arrived and located an adult male who had been shot. The adult male was pronounced deceased on scene.

Shortly after the call, Merced Police Detectives responded to the scene. Detectives were able to identify the suspect in the shooting as Juan Carreno of Merced.

Carreno was later arrested in the 1000 block of Martin Luther King Jr Way. Carreno was interviewed by detectives and later booked into the county jail for murder.

Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Detective Salyers at (209) 388-4731 or by email at

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