Man Dies After Being Shot in Merced

A man shot multiple times in Merced Saturday night has died.

Police responded to the 400 block of West 12th Street shortly before 9 p.m. after getting a call of shots fired in the area.

When they arrived, the found a man believed to be 45 to 50 years{}old with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso.

A police officer and EMS personnel tried to stabilize the man at the scene, but he later died.

Police don't yet know why the man was shot and no suspects have been identified.

Anyone with information about this shooting should call the Merced Police Department{}at 209-385-4725.