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Man shot in Stevenson Ranch leaving Xmas party

December 22, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
A man was fatally shot in the Stevenson Ranch area Tuesday night, according to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department.The shooting occurred at 6:30 p.m. on the 26600 block of The Old Road, said Deputy Lillian Peck.

The man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Sheriff's homicide detectives were sent to investigate the circumstances of the shooting.

The victim, whose name was not released, had stepped out of his company's Christmas party and was shot in a parking lot next to his white BMW, it was reported.

The victim owned a credit repair business and was a married father of three children, according to a report.