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Winton man, 22, killed in shooting

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Authorities are searching for the person responsible for a deadly shooting in Winton Monday afternoon.

Authorities responded to a shooting at 1:30 p.m. on McConnell near Myrtle Avenue. When Merced County Sheriff's Deputies arrived, they found the injured victim inside a 2009 white Kia.

Investigators do not have any leads on who the shooter could be. Witnesses described the events to officers.

"The suspect walked up on foot and fired several times into the driver side of the vehicle and then ran on foot," said Tom Mackenzie, Merced County Sheriff's Department.

The shooting victim was rushed to Mercy Hospital in Merced where he was pronounced dead Monday afternoon. He's been identified only as a 22-year-old man.

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