The L.A. County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s office on Wednesday identified the man killed at Fire Station 81 in Agua Dulce as Santa Clarita resident Tory Carlon, and also identified the suspected shooter, who was also a firefighter at the station.
Carlon, 44, was pronounced dead Tuesday at 11:17 a.m. at the station.
The coroner has scheduled an examination of Carlon’s body for Wednesday, according to Sarah Ardalani, the coroner department’s public information officer.
Deborah Stilson organized a GoFundMe for Carlon’s family and wrote:
“He leaves behind his wife, Heidi, and three young daughters. Everyone who knew Tory, loved him. He was an extremely dedicated father and husband who brought a sense of calm to everyone. He absolutely loved being a firefighter and to serving others. His family and friends are devastated by this loss.”
The GoFundMe raised more than $70,000 in a matter of hours from Wednesday morning to the afternoon.
The man identified as the shooter, who was found dead at his home on the 2600 block of Bent Spur Drive in Acton, was Jonathan Patrick Tatone, 45, Ardalani said Wednesday afternoon. An examination is pending, she added.
Signal Staff Writer Emily Alvarenga contributed to this report.