VICTORVILLE ( — Authorities responding to an early morning call of a possibly suicidal adult found two males — brothers — dead of gunshot wounds.

Officials determined the two men died as a result of a murder-suicide.

At approximately 4:17 a.m Sunday., deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department responded to the call in the 13200 block of Crossroads Ct..

Upon arriving, deputies conducted a search of the home.

While checking the residence, deputies located a deceased male, 34-year-old Ladetric Jenkins. Deputies then located a second deceased male, 40-year-old Dennis Jenkins.

It is believed that the two siblings had an argument. Officials allege Ladetric shot Dennis to death and then turned the gun on himself.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Mauricio Hurtado or Sergeant Trevis Newport of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Detail  (909) 387-3589.


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