Deputies witness drive-by shooting

WHITTIER - Norwalk Sheriff's deputies arrested two men for a drive-by shooting in unincorporated Whittier early Monday morning.Deputies were on patrol near Carmenita Road and Trumball Street at about 12:50 a.m. when they saw two men shoot at a group of people at a bus stop, authorities said. Deputies chased the vehicle and arrested two men: Carlos Hernandez, 18, of Whittier, and Roman Rosales, 19, of Long Beach. Deputies also found a loaded pistol in the vehicle. Hernandez and Rosales were charged with assault with a firearm, discharging a firearm from a motor vehicle and evading a peace officer. As of Monday they were being held in lieu of $250,000 bail each. They were arraigned Tuesday at Whittier Superior Court. No one was injured in the shooting.

********** Published: June 28, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 11