Shots fired outside Delhi liquor store

vpatton@mercedsunstar.comJanuary 30, 2014 

Shots were fired shortly before noon Thursday outside Cottonwood Liquors at 9893 Stephens St. in Delhi, but no injuries were reported, according to the Merced County Sheriff’s Department.

Witnesses said a man exited the store and apparently began shooting toward homes in the area. The man was seen leaving in a white sedan at a high rate of speed, according to Deputy Delray Shelton.

No description of the suspect is currently available.

Anyone with information about the case can call the sheriff’s investigation division at (209) 385-7472. Tips are confidential and callers can remain anonymous.

Sun-Star City Editor Victor A. Patton can be reached at (209) 385-2431 or

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