Two People Shot After Arguing Price Of Sex in Merced

Sex- and how to payfor it- triggered a shooting in the north valley.

A prostitute wasoffering sex for 50 dollars at a motel in Merced.

When she couldn'tmake change for a $100 bill, the gang members got upset.

They were arrestedfor the shooting that broke out in the wake of that transaction.

The two victims wererushed to hospitals in Modesto to recover.