MERCED- A suspect has been arrested of the shooting of five minors back in January of this year. Merced PD released the following statement:
“On January 30th, 2020 at 7:58 P.M. Merced Police Department officers responded to reports of gunshots fired in the 100 block of West Main Street. Officers located 5 juvenile victims with gunshots wounds. After an investigation led by Detective Pinnegar, Merced Police Detectives were able to identify Eric Lee as a suspect. A warrant was issued by the Merced County Superior Court on charges of attempted murder and carrying a loaded firearm. With the assistance of the Merced Police Gang Violence Suppression Unit, Eric Lee was located and arrested on November 7th, 2020.
Incident: Attempted Murder Arrest
Date and Time: January 30th, 2020 @ 7:58 P.M.
Location: 1200 Block Canal Street
Case Number: 20-06049
Victim: Multiple victims
Arrested Person: Eric Lee (29 years old)
Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Sergeant Solis at 209-385-4703 or by email at [email protected]”.