Paramedics pronounced a man died in an apparent suicide early Thursday night on Sierra Highway, according to law enforcement.
According to Sgt. Clark of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, deputies received reports of a man with a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Sierra Highway just north of Highway 14 Thursday night.
The scene was taped off by law enforcement to secure the area where a Toyota with a man who suffered a gunshot wound was found. A gun was seen on his lap.
As of Friday, there is limited information as deputies continue their investigation, added Sgt. Clark.
Deputies and California Highway Patrol officers responded to a call regarding a gun-related fatality at approximately 8:50 p.m.
CHP Officer Kimball confirmed there was a gun-related fatality on Sierra Highway, but at the time he could not provide further information as SCV Sheriff’s Station deputies were leading the investigation.
Los Angeles County Fire Department dispatcher Michael Pittman said paramedics received a call for a medical emergency at 8:50 p.m. Pittman confirmed they also responded to a man with a gunshot wound.
This is a breaking news story and it will be updated as more information becomes available.