Three people shot in South Merced neighborhood. Police seeking public’s help

Three people were shot in South Merced late Sunday, police said.

Merced police officers responded to reports of shots fired with possible gunshot injuries at about 11 p.m. at a residence in the 1000 block of West Second Street, near the intersection with R Street, Sgt. Joseph Perez told the Sun-Star around midnight.

Officers located three victims who were shot, Perez said, adding they were transported to local hospitals. Information on the victims and their conditions wasn’t immediately available.

Police said it was too early to comment on any possible motives for the shooting.

No one was arrested and no suspect information was available as of midnight, Perez said.

All three victims remained hospitalized Monday in stable condition, according to Detective-Sgt. Rey Alvarez.

Anyone with information on the shooting or anyone involved is encouraged to contact Alvarez at 209-385-7705, or 209-385-6905. Callers can remain anonymous.