Death certificates reveal new information about chase suspects

FRESNO, Calif.

According to their death certificates, Mello died from a single gunshot wound to the right lung and Cervelli, the passenger, died from several gunshot wounds to the kidney, lung, and liver areas.

Investigators say Mello was driving a stolen car on July 7 and led officers on a chase, eventually smashing into other vehicles. They said CHP officers opened fire on the pair after Mello tried to run over officers with the stolen vehicle.

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