Homicide detectives were searching Thursday for a 51-year-old man suspected in a double shooting that left one person dead and a second wounded at an apartment complex in Santa Clarita.
The shooting occurred Wednesday night in the 27500 block of Sierra Highway.
When deputies arrived, they found a man and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, while the woman was treated for a non-life threatening wound to the shoulder, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Two black men were seen leaving the location; one of them was believed to be Michael Joe McGlothan, the release stated.
McGlothan, who also used the name Michael Batiste, is 6 foot 4 inches tall and weighs about 230 pounds, according to investigators.
He was believed to be driving a 2015 black four-door Chevrolet Impala with a rear spoiler.
The names of the victims were not released.
Anyone with information was urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.