2 women shot in Merced, suspect arrested

MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) —

Police say two people were injured after being shot on O Street and 11th Street in Merced.

Merced Police say an officer heard the shots fired, then saw a man with a gun running from the area. He called for additional units and chased the suspect, a 27-year-old man.

While the suspect was being arrested, other officers went to a home on O Street and 11th street where they found two women in their twenties had been shot.

Both women were taken to the hospital. Their condition is unknown.

Police have not released the name of the suspect.

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