One Man Dead in Atwater Officer-Involved-Shooting

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ATWATER — The Merced County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an officer-involved-shooting in Atwater that left one man dead.

Authorities were at a home in the area of 2600 Atwater Boulevard serving a search warrant.  They say when they made contact with the suspect, he became violent and had a weapon.

Deputies and officers shot the suspect. It is not known how man times he was struck by bullets.

No officers or deputies were injured.

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