Deputies are investigating an incident in Canyon Country where one was shot and killed during a reported robbery Sunday night.
UPDATE: 8 a.m. — Deputies from the Santa Clarita Station received a call regarding an assault with a deadly weapon. Upon their arrival, deputies discovered an individual adult male entered the location with the intent to rob it.
There was an exchange of gunfire between the suspect and the victim/store owner. Both the suspect and victim were struck, according to Sheriff’s officials.
UPDATE: 10 p.m. — Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are responding to Golden Valley Road, Canyon Country, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male adult and the wounding of another male adult, according to an official statement from Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officials.
The suspect was pronounced at the scene and the victim sustained non-life threatening injuries, officials said.
BREAKING: One person is dead after a shooting that took place during an alleged robbery off of Sierra Highway and Golden Valley Road. KHTS Reporter Michael Brown is live on scene.Read more: https://www.hometownstation.com/santa-clarita-news/crime/one-shot-dead-after-reported-canyon-country-robbery-310843
Posted by KHTS Radio on Sunday, February 2, 2020
Around 8:20 p.m. Sunday first responders with the Los Angeles County Fire Department received reports of a gunshot victim near Golden Valley Road and Sierra Highway in Canyon Country, said Miguel Ornelas, dispatch supervisor with the Los Angeles Fire Department.
“The call came in from Sheriff’s at 8:22 p.m. as a gunshot victim,” Ornelas said.
One person was transported to the hospital, according to officials on scene.
Initial reports indicate that the incident may have began as a robbery, and resulted in up to 10 shots being fired, according to officials.
As of 8:40 p.m. deputies are actively investigating this incident, according to Sheriff’s officials.
Ed. Note: This is a breaking news story, more information will be added as it becomes available.
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENTBREAKING: A store employee was shot in some sort of struggle inside the Golden Stop Liquor Store on the 19900 block of Golden Valley Road at Sierra Highway.At approximately 8:15 p.m., a 911 caller reported an assault with a deadly weapon. One person was seen crawling out of the store and told to drop the phone in his hand. He continued to crawl out and was dragged to safety by a sheriff’s deputy.Deputies cleared the store and located another victim inside.That victim was pronounced dead at the scene.No additional information was available.
Posted by Austin Dave on Sunday, February 2, 2020
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