Man critically injured in Loughborough shooting

One man is in critical condition after being shot Friday night in the 1000 block of Loughborough Drive, Merced police reported.

Details about the case are preliminary. The incident was reported around 7:30 p.m. after the victim, a pedestrian, was outside near the Oak Terrace Apartments and shots were fired, according to Lt. Roger McIntyre.

Officers set up a perimeter on Loughborough Drive, between M and R streets and processed the scene.

No suspect description is available, although McIntyre said the shooter may have fled the scene in a white vehicle.

Merced police are asking anyone with information to call (209) 385-6913.

-- Sun-Star staff