NEAR SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA) – At least one person was shot at a Los Angeles County Fire Department station in Agua Dulce Tuesday morning. The shooting may be linked to a large fire at an Acton home, where a body was also found.
A fire at a home in Acton, Calif.. June 1, 2021. (CBSLA)
The shooting took place at 10:55 a.m. at LACFD Station No. 81 in the 8700 block of Sierra Highway. The number of people shot and their conditions was not confirmed.
“It is with heavy hearts that the LACoFD confirms that a tragic shooting occurred,” the fire department tweeted.
Authorities were also on scene of a fire at a large home in the 2600 block of Bent Spur Drive in Acton which may be linked to the shooting. Heavy flames and smoke were billowing from the home. A body was discovered in the yard of the home.
According to property records obtained by CBSLA, the owner of the home either previously or currently works for the LACFD.
Agua Dulce is located about 18 miles northeast of the city of Santa Clarita.
It is with heavy hearts that the LACoFD confirms that a tragic shooting occurred at approximately 10:55 a.m. today at FS 81 in Agua Dulce. The Dept. is still in the process of gathering additional information & are cooperating with law enf. throughout this ongoing incident. (1/2)