Juvenile In-Custody for Attempt Murder Canyon Country

Posted on: 11/14/2017 00:00

On Sunday evening, November 12, 2017, at approximately 5:49 PM, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station received a call of a victim being assaulted with a baseball bat, and stabbed, on the 19400 block of Stillmore Street in Canyon Country.

Several patrol units responded to the emergent call along with Los Angeles County Fire personnel. The victim, a 57-year-old male, was found at the location suffering from multiple stab wounds, and he was transported to to a local hospital.

The subject (suspect) fled the location prior to the deputies’ arrival. Investigation revealed that the victim had been assaulted by a 17-year-old male of Canyon Country. Deputies were able to make contact with the juvenile's family members, and the father of the teen eventually brought him to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station later Sunday evening. The 17-year-old boy was charged with Attempted Murder, and transported to Sylmar Juvenile Hall.        

This remains an active and ongoing investigation by COBRA Team detectives at Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Sheriff's Station at (661) 255-1121. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.





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