Two Merced County Sheriff's Deputies are on leave after they shot and killed a man who they say, shot and killed two women Friday night.
Deputies caught up with the man near the Motel 6 in Turlock just before 5:30 a.m.
It's not clear what prompted them to shoot.
Merced County Deputies had been called to a home on the 11000 block of Lander Friday night.
By the time they arrived, they found the two women dead. Their names have not been released, and detectives have not explained how they were connected to the man accused of killing them.