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2 suspects arrested for attempted murder of 2 Victorville ampm employees

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Sheriff's crime scene tape surrounds the parking lot of the ampm after two employees were shot. (Hugo C. Valdez, Victor Valley News)

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) Sheriff’s officials announced the arrest of two documented Los Angeles gang members wanted in the attempted murder of two AmPm employees in Victorville.

On August 25th at about 3:40 a.m., two armed suspects entered the AmPm located in the 12100 block of Palmdale Road and opened fire on the employees, striking two of them.

According to unconfirmed reports, the two suspects visited the location several hours earlier and attempted a beer-run. They decided to return to the location with guns and shot two employees, one in the back and the other in the stomach.

Due to their injuries, both employees were airlifted to out of area trauma centers and are continuing to recover.

The two suspects fled the scene in a light-colored vehicle prior to deputy arrival.

Through investigation authorities positively identified the shooters as Kevin Deshonea Brown, 25, and Deshonea Robbie Brown, 23, both from Adelanto, as the suspects.

On Wednesday, August 30th, detectives and gang team deputies from the Victorville Station contacted Kevin and Deshonea at their residence in the 11600 block of Star Street.

According to scanner traffic reports, one of the suspects wanted in the shooting initially fled from the location and eventually ran back inside the residence where two children were also inside. The suspect refused to comply with commands and wouldn’t exit. Following a brief stand-off with sheriff’s deputies. The suspect eventually walked out and turned himself in. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

“Kevin was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun, ammunition, and body armor. Both Kevin and Deshonea are documented gang members from the Los Angeles area,” according to a sheriff’s news release.

Kevin and Deshonea were placed under arrest and booked at High Desert Detention Center for attempted murder.

Kevin is currently being held on a $2 Million dollar bail for attempted murder and an additional $5,000 for driving without a license, according to public arrest records. Deshonea is being held on a $1 Million dollar bail and both are scheduled for arraignment in a Victorville courtroom on September 1, 2017.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

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Woman airlifted from crash on Sheep Creek and El Mirage Roads Saturday night

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Traffic Accident on El Mirage and Sheep Creek Road
(Photo by Jessica Christopherson)

ADELANTO, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Several people were injured in a T-bone crash at the intersection of Sheep Creek near El Mirage Roads Saturday night.

According to the California Highway Patrol incident logs, the traffic accident was reported at about 9:30 PM on August 8th and involved a silver Chevy Tahoe and a silver Ford F-150.

San Bernardino County Firefighters responded and located the Tahoe with major damage to the passenger side and used extrication tools to remove a young child. A female adult sitting in the front passenger was critically injured and a helicopter was requested to airlift her to a trauma center.

A CHP helicopter H-80 landed in the roadway and subsequently flew the injured woman to Loma Linda University Medical Center.

Jessica Christopherson was on her way home from work when she drove up to the accident and heard children inside the SUV screaming and pulled over to call 911. Jessica said the little girl’s leg was pinned but when firefighters removed her from the vehicle she only had some scrapes.

According to Jessica, the dad in the Tahoe was okay and another little girl was shaken up and all three were taken by ground ambulance to LLUMC. The driver of the pickup truck sustained a gash to the back of his head.

Jessica told VVNG she’s almost been involved in several accidents on El Mirage Road due to people speeding and would like to see at least a 3-way stop sign instead of just one.

The California Highway Patrol Victorville Station is handling the investigation into the cause of the crash.

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Man found dead at High Desert Inn Motel in Hesperia

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HESPERIA, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Police said no foul play was suspected after a man was found dead at the High Desert Inn.

On Thursday, August 6, 2020, at approximately 1:02 a.m., deputies responded to High Desert Inn, located at 14320 Main Street, in reference to a medical aid call.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Taylor Reynolds said A 59-year-old male was found unresponsive at the incident location. “Deputies did not discover any signs of foul play,” stated Reynolds.

The spokeswoman said the investigation is being handled by the Coroner’s Division and had no other information available for release.

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At least 3 killed, 3 airlifted in 15 freeway crash near Baker

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BAKER, Calif. (VVNG.com) – At least three people have been confirmed killed, and three others were airlifted from a crash that shut down a stretch of 15 freeway Saturday evening.

It happened just after 7 p.m. on the northbound I-15 near Baker after an SUV crashed into the back of a semi truck and caught fire.

When firefighters arrived on scene they located the vehicle fully involved in fire with an unknown amount occupants still trapped inside.

Scanner traffic indicated that the fire quickly spread from the SUV to the semi truck, which was described as a 53-foot general cargo truck loaded with clothing.

Scanner traffic also indicated that three helicopters landed on the freeway to transport a 15-year-old, a child, and the child’s mother to Las Vegas University Medical Center.

In all, 1 person sustained critical injuries, 3 others sustained moderate injuries, and at least 3 people were pronounced deceased onscene with a possible fourth person still in the wreckage, scanner traffic reported.

Firefighters had a knock-down of the fire at about 9:45 p.m.

The identification of the deceased is not expected to be released until next-of-kin has been notified.

Officers from the CHP Barstow Station are handling the investigation into the cause of the accident.

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