BREAKING: Victim shot in Golden Valley shopping plaza

By Ryan Painter

Last update: Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Deputies responded to a reported assault with a deadly weapon call in Canyon Country shortly after 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Upon arrival, authorities discovered one victim who had sustained a gun shot wound.

The victim was transported from the scene, a shopping center on Golden Valley Road, to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, according to Supervisor Michael Pittman of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Sheriff’s deputies place a yellow flag to mark the shell casing used in the shooting as evidence. Ryan Painter/The Signal.

Sgt. O’Brien of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station confirmed that deputies are still searching for the suspect, who fled the scene in their vehicle.

Station spokeswoman Shirley Miller confirmed the shooting was not believed to be gang related and was related to some kind of personal dispute between two Hispanic men in their 20s.

The victim and the suspect apparently knew each other, she said.

As of 8:30 p.m., deputies were still investigating the scene, where they have roped off a section of the busy Golden Valley Plaza just outside Sizzler and Popeyes.

Authorities have not yet released further information on the incident.

BREAKING: Deputies are investigating a shooting near Lowe’s on the 19000 block of Golden Valley Road in Canyon Country, according to a sheriff’s official. Reporter Austin Dave is live with details.

Posted by Santa Clarita Valley Signal on Saturday, January 6, 2018

Multimedia Journalists Austin Dave and Christian Monterrosa contributed to this report.

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BREAKING: Victim shot in Golden Valley shopping plaza

Deputies responded to a reported assault with a deadly weapon call in Canyon Country shortly after 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Upon arrival, authorities discovered one victim who had sustained a gun shot wound.

The victim was transported from the scene, a shopping center on Golden Valley Road, to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, according to Supervisor Michael Pittman of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Sheriff’s deputies place a yellow flag to mark the shell casing used in the shooting as evidence. Ryan Painter/The Signal.

Sgt. O’Brien of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station confirmed that deputies are still searching for the suspect, who fled the scene in their vehicle.

Station spokeswoman Shirley Miller confirmed the shooting was not believed to be gang related and was related to some kind of personal dispute between two Hispanic men in their 20s.

The victim and the suspect apparently knew each other, she said.

As of 8:30 p.m., deputies were still investigating the scene, where they have roped off a section of the busy Golden Valley Plaza just outside Sizzler and Popeyes.

Authorities have not yet released further information on the incident.

BREAKING: Deputies are investigating a shooting near Lowe’s on the 19000 block of Golden Valley Road in Canyon Country, according to a sheriff’s official. Reporter Austin Dave is live with details.

Posted by Santa Clarita Valley Signal on Saturday, January 6, 2018

Multimedia Journalists Austin Dave and Christian Monterrosa contributed to this report.

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Ryan Painter

Ryan Painter

Ryan Painter joined The Signal as a staff writer in September 2017. He covers breaking news and community features on the weekends.

  • Beverly Huffman

    So sad all of California is under siege by it’s own negligence, As long as the democrats control the legislature and the Governors office, we will sadly continue to see the criminals running the state.

    • Harry Liggins

      The above statement defies all logic.

      • Elle Waygh

        That did seem like a rather judgmental presumption to make without knowing more about the circumstances …

        • Linda Beck

          Uhhh, well, here are the circumstances. Governor Brown and the California Legislature have decriminalized criminal behavior to the point where more criminals are out roaming the streets as opposed to being locked up in our “unconstitutionally overcrowded” jails. Rather than build more jails to house our criminals — which would divert funds from Governor Brown’s useless and stupid high speed train — (or even, God forbid, deport undocumented criminals back to their country of citizenship) Governor Brown and the California Legislature have opted to release criminals back out onto the streets. You will see more stories like this in our valley. Not at all judgmental and totally predictable. But keep feigning ignorance and by all means, keep voting Democrat.

          • sicil

            How can you know that this has to do with prisoners released from prison, immigration, or some democrat politics? The US has the world largest prison population, and there’s a few companies who are even on the stock market, so prison is a business here. What about the guy who shot his family, he seemed to not be a released criminal, a immigrant… Your logic if fantastically flawed. Guess what the 1800s are not coming back.

          • Ronald Williams

            In the end though, the suspect will be someone who should have been in prison prior to AB 109. But with The Signal, we will never know.

            Busy week for SCV already. 3 murders and now this shooting.

          • sicil

            I guess people who read the signal have clairvoyance. jails have already a few million people, the most of any. 50k a year in tax dollars per prisoner. Mentality of society needs to change, can’t put everyone in jail. And its not immigrants alone who make violence, I’m all for exporting any illegal who commits crimes, but even then they get due process, is that right? dunno, just my .0002 cents. yes bad week in SC, the family shooting, a tragedy.

          • sheepeater777

            guess what?

            You’re an imbecile.

            On November 7th, 2016, Dimtards loved communism and hated Mccarthyism.

            On November 9th, 2016 Dimtards hated communism and loved Mccarthyism.

            You’re spectacularly stupid.

          • sicil

            Well calling names is an indication of low intelligence, which can be backed up by your comments have absolutely nothing with my post, have ADD?, another indication that you are too f stupid. Ill have to assume that you are just a teenager with some anger issues. But try calling someone stupid face to face…

          • Linda Beck

            I’m making an educated guess. The perp is either (1) a felon who shouldn’t be on the streets in the first place, shouldn’t have a gun in the first place or (2) an illegal immigrant who shouldn’t be in this country in the first place, or (3) both. You know what else isn’t coming back? A nice & safe SCV. But hey, you keep shoving your head in the sand. And like I said, by all means, keep voting Democrat.

          • Dorothy Rothschild

            I’m making an educated guess that you saw “hispanic” in the description and then made your “educated” guess.

          • sheepeater777

            Governor Moonbeam and the rest of the California Criminals running the state have also hyper-criminalized conservative activities e.g. hunting, fishing, gun control, bullet control.

            All of the gun laws are major felonies.

            California DOJ storm troopers are storming into Santa Clarita resident homes, confiscating gun clips, guns, bullets etc.

            The California legislators figured out that most gun owners are conservatives and have targeted them.

            There’s also no 1st Amendment in california (or 2nd Amendment, or 4th Amendment or 8th Amendment0. Try to give a conservative speech at Berkely and see how long it takes for an ANTI-FA protester to crack your skull with a bat, or a padlock in a pillowcase.

            This state isn’t going down the tubes it already is in the toilet thanks to the massive block of illegal alien voters and dimtard morons who vote for every tax hike and over-regulation proposed by the traitors in sacramento.

    • sicil

      What does this have to do with the CA legislature. You think there would be no crime if it was a super majority with republicans? If this was the case no matter what party affiliation, they would be all repubs in the legislature. The internet is full of dumb comments.

      • sheepeater777

        Time for sicil to self-deport.

        or self-abort.

        • sicil

          Why? Im not liberal, can you elaborate on your comment and back up with facts, oh wait you are a sheep who cant think.

  • cruisegirl

    How do you share this story to facebook?

  • Elle Waygh

    Do you have more details about this?

  • Rick Lott

    Just days after the GOP opens a HQ in Canyon Country we start having shootings. They should all pack up their guns and move to Valencia.

    • sheepeater777

      try to make sense.

    • Jimmy Stewart

      Nice logic. It’s called human depravity, it doesn’t matter which political party it infects all people. If you were honest…you would look at the predominant party that runs the state and who decides what laws to enforce.

  • sheepeater777

    the USA needs to invade rogue state california and remove the traitors and foreign agents running the state.

    Also, every election for the past 20 years needs to be invalidated and every fake california law overturned due to massive voter fraud and voting by illegal aliens.