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Winton shooting victim declared dead, according to Merced County Sheriff's Department

The man shot in the head Sunday in Winton has been declared clinically dead, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department. The 26-year-old man, whose identity hasn't yet been made public, is on life support.

He was shot in the head late Sunday, but details about the shooting are still sketchy. Investigators worked into the night processing the crime scene. Tom MacKenzie, Merced County sheriff's spokesman, said multiple shots were fired in the 7000 block of Crawford Street. The victim was taken by ambulance to a regional hospital.

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