BEAUMONT — The Riverside County Coroner’s Office on Sunday named two men killed in an apparent murder-suicide in Beaumont.
Police were investigating the shooting after a woman called 911 at 11:07 p.m. Saturday and reported that her husband was holding a gun and had just shot a neighbor at a home in the 35000 block of Trevino Trail, according to the Beaumont Police Department.
Upon arriving at the home, officers found one man dead on the kitchen floor and another inside a bedroom, police said.
The preliminary investigation indicates that the shooting was a murder-suicide, according to police.
The coroner’s office identified Joshua Vasquez, 41, as the person who was shot first, at 11:07 p.m. Seven minutes later, Jeromy Smith, 48, also suffered fatal wounds.
Authorities did not immediately disclose details about what led up to the shooting.