Merced police arrest 2 gang members after shots fired

Two gang members were arrested on suspicion of firing gunshots into a home in Merced early this morning.

Officers saw the suspects' vehicle speeding away without its lights on near the home in the 1200 block of Canal Street about 12:40 a.m., police said. The officers stopped the vehicle a short time later and found a loaded handgun in one suspect's jacket pocket.

No one at the home was injured but several bullets holes were found in the home, police said.

The suspects were arrested on aggravated assault with a handgun and conspiracy charges.