VERNON--Police in Vernon have arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a man Monday afternoon in a residential area. The victim has been identified as Daniel Contreras, 26. Police say Contreras was a Mexican citizen.
Vernon Police responded to a call Monday afternoon that a man driving a silver Intrepid around the neighborhood had a gun. They were checking out that report when they found Contreras' body lying in front of a house in the 2400 block of Violet St. He had been shot several times.