Reports of shots fired in Newhall prompts swift response, two detained

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies investigate a report of gunshots fired on the 24900 block of Walnut Street in Newhall Tuesday night. Cory Rubin/The Signal
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Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a report of shots fired at a Newhall apartment complex on 15th and Walnut Street Tuesday night. 

“That is all that is known; it is a fluid situation, and we will know more once they report back,” said SCV Sheriff’s Station Lt. Bob Peacock. 

Witnesses reported hearing three rapid shots in succession shortly before 7 p.m.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies investigate a report of gunshots fired on the 24900 block of Walnut Street in Newhall Tuesday night. Cory Rubin/The Signal

Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel were called to the scene, according to Supervisor Michael Pittman, due to the report of the shooting.

The Fire Department was called around 7:40 p.m. and canceled approximately at 8 p.m., according to Pittman. No one was transported from the scene for medical treatment.

Sheriff’s officials confirmed there was no shooting victim, but they were still working to confirm whether a gun was fired as of 8:41 p.m., per station officials outside the apartment where the incident was reported.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies investigate a report of gunshots fired on the 24900 block of Walnut Street in Newhall Tuesday night. Cory Rubin/The Signal

Witnesses on the scene reported seeing deputies putting at least two suspects into the back of one of the sheriff’s patrol cars 

Sheriff’s Department Homicide officials said they were unaware of a fatal shooting as of 8:20 p.m.

The containment was lifted at 8:40 p.m., according to witnesses on the scene. 

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information will be available.

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