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Deputy-involved shooting in Santa Clarita

A suspect shot at sheriff's deputies near Sierra Highway and Soledad Canyon Road Wednesday night. (Google Maps)

May 1, 2013 9:41:26 PM PDT
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy was involved in a shooting in Santa Clarita Wednesday night.

The shooting happened near Sierra Highway and Soledad Canyon Road. At least one deputy fired at a suspect. It was not immediately known if a suspect was hit. The department said deputies were shot at by a suspect.

Deputies set up a large containment area to search for an armed suspect, according to the department.

Deputies were searching for a suspect described as a white man about 28 years old wearing a black shirt, gray shorts and a blue hat, and armed with a gun. If you see someone matching that description, call 911 immediately.