Two people were shot around 1 a.m. Friday in west Merced.
Lt. Chris Goodwin said there were two victims, a 21-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman, who were taken to area hospitals with injuries that were not life-threatening. The woman remained hospitalized Friday morning. The man was treated and released.
Police responded at 1:05 a.m. to the 1800 block of Driftwood Drive in west Merced. Initial reports indicated up to three people had been injured, but officers found just two victims.
Goodwin said the violence was sparked during a Halloween party but witnesses at the scene refused to cooperate with investigators.
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No arrests have been made. No suspect descriptions were available Friday.
Goodwin said it was not known whether the incident was gang related.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Merced Police Department at (209) 385-6905. Tips are confidential and callers may remain anonymous.