“From the time that he withdrew the handgun from his backpack to the time he was on the ground with a gunshot wound to his head, it was about 16 seconds,” Capt. Kent Wegener of LASD Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau said.
When initial responders converged on the school’s outside quad, they found multiple injured students, including the suspected shooter. They all were scooped up and taken to the hospital in the chaos of the situation.
LA County firefighter Daryl Osby same officers discovered six injured individuals tormented by gunfire wounds; the foremost vital was one found shot within the head, another in cardiopulmonary arrest.
Detective Daniel Finn of the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s station had just dropped off a family member at the school and was driving away when he saw children running away from the sound of the gunfire, Villanueva said.
“And he turned around and became the very first person on the scene,” he said. “They entered the college virtually among seconds of the shooting.”
The victims were all Saugus students, according to officials. Two of them, a 16-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy, died later at the hospital. The other injured victims were represented as a 14-year-old lady, a 15-year-old lady, and another 14-year-old boy, Capt. Kent Wegener of the sheriff’s homicide bureau said.
One victim was in stable condition at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, and one was released, Dr. Larry Kidd said.