2 brothers shot and killed in apparent Lancaster robbery; suspects on the run

Two men were shot and killed in an apparent robbery in Lancaster.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department responded to a call around 9 p.m. Wednesday to a motel in the 44000 block of Sierra Highway. The motel is said to be notorious for crime and prostitution. 

Upon arrival, a man was pronounced dead in one of the motel rooms, the second man was found in the parking lot area. He was taken to the hospital where he later died. 

The Los Angeles County coroner's office identified the men as Shane Derone Wallace, 28, of Los Angeles, and Luther Crayton, 29, of Lancaster. Family members told FOX 11 that the two were brothers. 

Sheriff's investigators say one of the brothers lived at America's Best Inn and Suites. 

The shooting is believed to have stemmed from a robbery.

Officials have not given descriptions of the suspect(s). 

Community members are demanding the motel be shut down due to ongoing crime.