A high speed chase following the shooting of a Merced County Sheriff’s Sergeant ended near Jayne and I-5. The chase involved multiple agencies on the ground and in the air. Two dozen vehicles were involved and speeds reached 100 miles per hour.
The person arrested was 51-year-old Guadalupe Lopez Herrera. Herrera has been identified as the man who shot detectives Wednesday. That afternoon detectives had arrived to continue their investigation of a domestic violence incident.
The sergeant was shot once in the chest. but was wearing a bulletproof vest and will recover from his injuries.
This is a developing story. As information becomes available, this story will be updated.