A man and a 16-year-old boy are found shot to death near a swimming pool in Santa Clarita.

challenging pool at Newhall on Saturday.  The victims were a teenager and an adult man, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.  Their identities are not revealed.  The deputies reacted to The Village residential complex, located in the 23700 block along Silverado Street, around 10:51 am.  Two men were found dead at the scene, LASD reported.  One victim was found sitting on a sun lounger, while the other lay on the ground near the pool.

A man and teenager were found shot to death next to this pool in Santa Clarita. (CTLA)

Authorities said a man and a 16-year-old boy were found shot to death near a swimming pool in Santa Clarita on Saturday morning.

When Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies arrived at the scene in the 23700 block of Silverado Street around 11 a.m., they found the victims, both of whom had been shot in the chest, the sheriff’s department said in a press release.

The names of the victims have not been released.

The witness told the deputies that a man ran away from the scene and got into a white car that sped away.

Minutes later, police stopped a car that matched the witness’ description and detained two men as “persons of interest,” according to a press release.

Detectives believed the shooting was gang-related, the report said.

Anyone with knowledge of the shooting is asked to contact homicide detectives at (323) 890-5500.

This story originally appeared in the Los Angeles Times.

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