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Fontana Police Investigate Bizarre Crash Into House, Homicide

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FONTANA (CBS) — Fontana police are investigating a bizarre crash and homicide that occurred Thursday morning.

Just before 7 a.m. a white Pontiac Grand Am crashed into a home at Frankfort Street and Orange Way.

The home is owned by the Villa family. A woman and her three young children were home at the time of the crash but in the kitchen and not hurt.

The car slammed into the living room.  Greg Mills, reporting for CBS2 and KCAL9, said the driver had been shot numerous times.

The unidentified victim was taken to a Fontana hospital where he was later declared dead.

Mills reports that a suspect in the shooting ran from the scene jumped into a car and took off. Police gave chase, they captured him about a block away.

Alex Villa was on his way to work when his wife called. She said, “A car went into our living room. I said are you okay? She says, I’m okay. But come back.”

Mills asked Villa is he could believe what happened. “I couldn’t believe it. I was just worried about my family.”

A neighbor named “Sandra” said, “I heard gunshots. So I peeked through the window and I saw the Pontiac Grand Am, going 40-45 miles per hour, going into my neighbor’s house. And a man running from the scene, jumped into a green minivan and I saw him flee about 100 miles out of our neighborhood.”

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