Santa Clarita

One Killed, One Injured in Separate Stabbings in Santa Clarita

The stabbings were reported about two miles away from each other.

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The Sheriff's Department Saturday said a person was detained in connection with the stabbing death of a man in Santa Clarita.

That person was detained at the scene of the stabbing, the Sheriff's Information Bureau reported.

Deputies responded to the 23400 block of Lyons Avenue, near Apple Street, at 11:30 p.m. Friday and found a man suffering from a stab wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Deputy Morgan Arteaga of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

The name of the victim was not disclosed.

A second stabbing was reported minutes earlier about two miles away, in the 25700 block of Hogan Drive, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Signal.

The victim was taken to a hospital in unknown condition, the Signal reported.

It was unclear if the two stabbings were related.

Anyone with information on either stabbing was asked to call the sheriff's department at 323-890-5500.

Anonymous tips can be called into Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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