Man Accused of Shooting Merced County Sheriff’s Deputy Captured

California Connection
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

UPDATE: Lopez-Herrera has been captured, authorities said Thursday afternoon.

MERCED COUNTY — The California Highway Patrol has issued a Blue Alert for a suspect accused of shooting a Merced County Sheriff’s deputy.

The incident happened Wednesday evening in Dos Palos.

One deputy was shot and sustained non-life threatening injuries. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

The suspect has been identified as 51-year-old Guadelupe Lopez-Herrera, a Dos Palos resident.

He was last seen driving a white colored 2013 GMC Sierra Crew Cab with a California license plate labeled #25599H1.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

If you have any information regarding his whereabouts, call the Merced County Sheriff’s Office at 209-385-7445.

Stay with FOX40 for updates on this story. 


Don't miss

More Featured

Latest News

More News