Merced police responded to an aggravated assault Saturday morning at South Canal Street and Cartmell Drive. They found a 20-year-old man shot by an unidentified suspect, according to the police press release.
The victim reported he was sitting inside his car when an unidentified Asian male walked toward his car and started shooting at him from the right passenger side of the car. The shooter then fled from the area.
Sgt. Bobby Chapman said there were no new developments.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call Detective Scott Skinner at (209) 385-4702 or the department's automated tip line at (209) 385-4725. Calls are kept confidential and you can remain anonymous.
-- Sun-Star staff