Merced County sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting this morning in Planada, the Sun-Star has confirmed.
Few details were immediately available.
Deputies were called at 1:30 a.m. to the area of Carson Street and Latham Drive where one person, described only as a male, had been shot at least once, Sgt. Ray Framstad said.
His condition was not immediately clear.
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Deputies are on scene investigating.
The incident marks the first shooting of 2018 in Merced County. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.