LASD Update: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man that occurred on Friday, March 11, 2016.
Homicide detectives have learned that on Friday, March 11, 2016, at approximately 9:10 p.m., Santa Clarita Station deputies responded to an apartment at the 26000 block of Isabella Parkway, Canyon Country. The informant in the call stated that he just shot a male who broke into his apartment while he was home.
Once deputies arrived on scene, they discovered the suspect, a male Hispanic adult, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The suspect was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
According to the informant and witnesses, the suspect was trying to get into the informant’s apartment. The informant told the suspect several times to leave and that he did not live there, but the suspect ignored him. When the suspect broke out a window and started to climb inside the apartment, he was shot by the resident.
The resident is being detained at the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station pending additional investigation.
The resident’s handgun was recovered at the location.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged 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.
A Canyon Country resident reportedly fatally shot a man who was pounding on doors and broke a window at an apartment complex Friday night.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a burglary call on the 26000 block of Isabella Parkway and found that the man had been shot, according to Sgt. Andrew Dahring of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.
Deputies received calls around 9:10 p.m. about a Hispanic man who was reportedly pounding on doors in the area. When deputies arrived they found that the man had allegedly been shot by a resident whose window he broke, according to Shirley Miller, public information officer for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.
The man was transported to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital and was pronounced dead, said Miller.
“Homicide detectives are investigating the incident to try to put together the details as far as what happened,” said Miller.