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Man Shot On Newhall Avenue Late Thursday Night

khts_crimeBy Leon Worden / SCVNews.com

UPDATE: As of 10:30 a.m., no arrest had been made and no additional information was being released.


A man was shot in the head while driving his pickup truck on Newhall Avenue near Pine Street on Thursday night, a sheriff’s official said.

Lt. Joe Efflandt of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station said the victim, identified only as a Hispanic male in his 20s, is in stable condition after being struck by a bullet.

The shooting occurred at 10:27 p.m. COBRA deputies were still investigating the incident during the wee hours of Friday morning. No arrests had been made as of 1:30 a.m., Efflandt said.


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The source of the gunfire is not yet known – at least not publicly – but it is not believed to have been a car-to-car shooting. Also unknown is the type of gun, and whether multiple shots were fired. The victim was struck only once. The investigation is in its early stages.

Man Shot On Newhall Avenue Late Thursday Night

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