One person was transported to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound in Newhall on Friday afternoon, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and Los Angeles County Fire Department officials.
According to Geovanni Sanchez, a spokesman for the L.A. County Fire Department, firefighters were dispatched to the 23100 block of Coltrane Avenue at 12:14 p.m.
This address matches that of Oak Tree Gun Club.
According to Kaitlyn Aldana, a spokeswoman for the L.A. County Fire Department, the original call type was in regards to a gunshot wound victim.
They arrived on the scene at 12:26 p.m. and were staged by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies.
According to Deputy Robert Jensen, a spokesman for the SCV Sheriff’s Station, upon deputies’ arrival, they located one 34-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the chest.
The gunshot wound was believed to be self-inflicted.
One person was transported at 12:35 p.m. to a local hospital, according to Aldana.
Fire officials initially reported two people were transported to the hospital. However, that turned out not to be the case.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau is investigating the incident further.