Suspected gunshot victim admitted to Henry Mayo

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies respond to Henry Mayo Hospital in Valencia following reports of a patient admitted with a gunshot wound Sunday afternoon. August 09, 2020. Bobby Block / The Signal.
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A suspected gunshot victim was admitted to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital on Sunday, but authorities have not yet learned where the shooting took place. 

The call of a gunshot victim being received at the hospital emergency room was first reported to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station around 1 p.m..

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies respond to Henry Mayo Hospital in Valencia following reports of a patient admitted with a gunshot wound Sunday afternoon. August 09, 2020. Bobby Block / The Signal.

“A person presented with a gunshot wound to the arm and it is currently being investigated,” said Lt. James Royal of the SCV Sheriff’s Station. “We don’t have any other reports of a shooting in the area.”

Officials, as of the publication of this article, said that while they were confirming the report of a victim being shot at an unknown location, they did not currently have a description of the victim. 

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

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