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June 11, 2010

Merced police investigating early-morning Olivewood Drive shooting

Police are still looking for people connected to a shooting that damaged a parked car in the 700 block of Olivewood Drive early Friday morning.

Several shots were fired at around 1 a.m. in the quiet residential neighborhood. When officers arrived on the scene they found a 2004 Toyota Scion that had a bullet hole in the rear window and several bullet casings near the intersection of Olivewood Drive and Sandalwood Court, police said.

A suspect fled the scene in a dark-colored sedan before police arrived, police said.

Merced Police Detective Sgt. Scott Skinner asked witnesses to the shooting to contact him at (209) 385-4702 or the tip line at (209) 385-4725.

-- Jamie Oppenheim

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