Homicide reported in Los Banos

Merced Sun StarJuly 21, 2013 

 

A 17-year-old male is dead after being shot Saturday night in Los Banos, according to police.

The victim's name has not been released, pending notification of his family or next of kin.

No suspects are in custody. Police have not released a motive, although they said the crime doesn't appear to be gang related.

Police responded to a home in the 100 block of W. K Street at 9:51 p.m. regarding a call of shots fired.

Upon their arrival, officers located a 17 year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body. The victim was taken by ambulance to the hospital, but later died from his injuries.

Police have not released details about any possible suspects.

-- Sun-Star staff

 

 

 

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