1 dead, 1 injured in Thornton gun battle

11:51 PM, Mar 15, 2013   |    comments
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THORNTON, CA - One man is dead and another was injured in a fire fight between two cars at a Thornton gas station.

The shooting happened at the Chevron on 9015 W. Walnut Grove Road, just off of Interstate-5, around 7:45 p.m., San Joaquin County sheriff's Deputy Jim Cannon said.

When deputies arrived, they found a man deceased at the scene. The other man was in critical condition and transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Deputies at the scene said the shooting followed a disagreement, or fight, between the two groups of people.

Cannon said deputies are looking for two suspect vehicles: a 2000 silver Toyota Camry and a newer white Hyundai SUV.

More information will be available soon.


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