Update: Suspect, car sought after off-duty Merced County deputy shot in Turlock

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Authorities are looking for a man in his 40s and a gray car after a shooting outside a Turlock business left a Merced County Sheriff’s deputy in critical condition.

Turlock Police spokeswoman Deandra Wiley said police “received a call of a male that sustained at least one gunshot wound in the 100 block of South First Street” at 2:30 a.m. “Officers responded and provided medical aid until the victim could be transported to a local hospital.”

Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke confirmed the victim is a Merced County Sheriff’s deputy and said he is expected to survive, but referred all other questions to Turlock Police, which is handling the investigation.

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