Sunday, June 30, 2013
"VICTORVILLE, CA — Sheriff's Homicide detectives are investigating a murder/suicide that claimed the lives of tho Victorville brothers early Sunday morning, official said.
"Ladetric Jenkins, 34, is suspected of shooting and killing his older brother, Dennis Jenkins, 40, at a home in the 13200 block of Crossroads Court shortly after 4 a.m., according to San Bernardino County Sheriff's officials.
"Deputies received a call of a suicidal man at a home in the cul de sac near Luna Road and Mesa Linda Avenue around 4:15 a.m., according to a sheriff's news release.
"Deputies searched the home and first found Ladetric Jenkins on the ground and injured. They later found Dennis Jenkins inside the home. Both men were suffering from gunshot wounds and were pronounced dead at the scene.
"Through an investigation, it was learned the brothers had become involved in an argument which reportedly led to the younger sibling fatally shooting his older brother, sheriff's officials said. Ladetric Jenkins then turned the gun on himself.
"It's not clear the brothers both lived at the Crossroads Court address, Randy Naquin spokesman for the sheriff's department said Sunday."
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