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One killed, one injured in Adelanto shooting

ADELANTO • Authorities are investigating a shooting that left one teenager dead and his brother injured, officials said Wednesday.

At 10:42 p.m. on Tuesday, deputies responded to a 911 call reporting a shooting with two possible victims at a home on the 18100 block of Casaba Road in Adelanto, according to San Bernardino County Sheriff’s officials.

Deputies found Matthew Joseph Barry, 17, of Adelanto suffering from upper body trauma. He was pronounced dead at the scene by medical aid personnel at 11:19 p.m., according to the Sheriff-Coroner’s report.

A second victim, Barry’s brother, Sabastian Farnsworth, 20, was airlifted to a local hospital and is expected to survive, officials said.

The brothers were at their residence with several other people at the time of the shooting, according to Sheriff’s spokesperson Cindy Bachman.

No suspect has been identified and the motive behind the shooting is still unknown. Sheriff’s Homicide Investigators are conducting an investigation of the incident.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detective Eddie Bachman with the Homicide Detail at (909) 387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME or to visit

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