Man shot for wearing red shorts in Merced County

Sunday, January 08, 2012

Merced County sheriff's deputies say a young man was shot for wearing the wrong color shorts while riding his bicycle. It happened Saturday afternoon in Ballico.

The victim was wearing red shorts when three people in a blue car drove by and fired at him with a shotgun.

The 21 year old made it to a nearby home for help. He's now recovering from his injuries.

Deputies are still searching for suspects.

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