Two Vernon Teens Charged In Connection With Shooting

Two teenage suspects from Vernon are in police custody, charged in connection with a neighborhood shooting.

Authorities say 17-year-old Andres Hernandez and a 16-year-old accomplice were in the 2800 block of Bowie Street in Vernon around 1:30 AM Sunday, where they began to shoot.

An 18-year-old male suffered a gunshot wound to the neck. He was taken to United Regional Hospital in the Falls.

Hernandez and the other suspect have been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The case is still under investigation. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (940) 552-5011 or the Vernon Police Department at (940) 553-3311.