Man Killed in Santa Clarita Shooting; Person Detained for Questioning

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A man died following gunfire in a gated community in Santa Clarita on Saturday afternoon, and a person was detained for questioning by homicide detectives officials said.

The fatal shooting was first reported about 5:30 p.m. in the 26000 block of Rainbow Glen Drive, according to Deputy Erin Liu of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Information Bureau.

Deputies responding to a report of a gunshot victim encountered the victim, who was suffering from at least one gunshot wound to his “lower torso” and was pronounced dead at the scene, Deputy Marvin Crowder said in a written statement.

“One person is being detained pending questioning from homicide detectives,” he said. “There is no further information at this time.”

Anyone with information was urged to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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