A car accident near Ivanhoe has become a homicide investigation.
Tuesday night CHP officers responded to a single vehicle accident on Road 156 just north of Avenue 362. When they arrived, they found three men in an overturned SUV. One of the men was dead with gunshot wounds, another suffered non-life threating gunshot wounds and the third person had minor injuries from the crash. Investigators believe the men were shot at while driving.
"The information we have is they were in the area when they were shot at...So we have a deceased person, we will have an autopsy to figure out if it was from the gunshot wounds or the accident."
The man who died at the scene has been identified as 18-year-old Cruz Medina. Investigators are not sure if the shooting is gang related. If you have any information you should call the Sheriff's Office.