CRIME
04/14/2013 11:46 am ET

Pomona Shooting: Justin Hansen, Andy Chavez Slain In Possible Gang Related Attack

Police in California are investigating a shooting that left two best friends dead and another person in critical condition.

Authorities responded around 1:19 a.m, Saturday, to calls of shots fired on Orchid Lane in Pomona. When they arrived on the scene, officers discovered two boys in an alley, KABC reports.

The victims were identified as Justin Hansen, 13, and Andy Chavez, 16, police said, according to NBC Los Angeles.

Hansen’s mother, Juanita Hansen, believes the attack was gang-related, though her son was not affiliated with a gang.

He was just standing out here and they just drove by, the gang, and they yelled out a gang street name and my son just said, ‘I’m not from nowhere,’ and they just started shooting him,” she told KTLA.

Police say the third victim suffered injuries from a traffic collision after being wounded by gunfire, CBS Los Angeles reports.

No arrests have been made.

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