Update: A second possible suspect has been detained in the shooting. Read an updated version of this story here.
A deputy has been taken to a hospital after being struck by gunfire in a shooting that also left a man described as a suspect wounded in Santa Clarita Tuesday night, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Authorities did not immediately provide information about what led up to the shooting, which occurred about 10:30 p.m. in the 21300 block of Bottle Tree Lane.
The incident appeared to take place at an apartment complex, video from the scene showed.
The deputy was transported to a local hospital in unknown condition, but is expected to survive, according to sheriff’s Deputy Juanita Navarro.
The suspect was treated at the scene before being taken to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, authorities said.
In a tweet sent shortly after 11 p.m., the department warned people to stay away from the area amid an active scene and search. Officials later confirmed there was a possible second suspect, prompting the active containment.
Dockweiler Drive between Valle Del Oro and Sierra Highway has been temporarily shut down as a result. It was unknown when the closure would be lifted.
Navarro said investigators were still gathering information, and no additional details were immediately being released.
KTLA’s Alexandria Hernandez contributed to this story.