Deadly Shooting In Front Of Merced School

Police in Merced are trying to figure out who shot and killed a man in front of a school.

It happened just before 11 p.m. Sunday in front of Margaret Sheehy Elementary School, which is located in the 1200 block of 6th Street.

Merced Police say they received a call about shots being fired in the area.

When officers got there, they found a man who had been shot lying on the sidewalk.

Paramedics tried to help him, but it was too late. The unidentified man was pronounced dead at the scene.

This is the city's seventh homicide of the year.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Merced Police Department at (209) 385-4725.

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