2 Killed in Shooting at Vernon Business

Two men were fatally shot at a Vernon lumber yard today and a suspect was taken into custody after a short pursuit that ended in a crash, authorities said.

Vernon police were called to Bohnhoff Lumber, 3411 East 26th Street, at 9:40 a.m., according to a statement from the Vernon Police Department.

When police arrived, they saw a vehicle being driven away at a high rate of speed. Police pursued the car from Vernon to Huntington Park. The chase ended when the vehicle struck "a fixed object."

Police did not indicate a motive, but a coroner's official told KCAL9 the victims and the suspect were employees of the lumber yard.


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