A Merced resident was killed after being shot multiple times early Saturday morning, according to Merced police.
Officers responded to reports of a call of shots being fired in the 1200 block of Loughborough Drive at about 12:31 a.m. Saturday, Lt. Alan Ward said.
While en route, officers received information that there was a disturbance in the area and one person was on the ground, Ward said.
When they arrived, the officers found a man in his late 30s on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds, Ward said. Officers tried life-saving measures before medical personnel arrived, but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
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The victim’s identity wasn’t released Monday while authorities notify the next of kin.
No suspects were in custody Monday, but detectives were continuing their investigation, Ward said.