• Man Shot and Wounded by Alhambra Police


    ALHAMBRA (CNS) – A man was shot and wounded by police in Alhambra today as he allegedly drove a car into another officer.   Just after 2 a.m. Alhambra police officers on foot patrol at the intersection of Second and Main streets saw a wrong way driver on Second Street, according to a department statement. The driver was was going south in the northbound lane.

    The officers attempted to stop the car, but the driver did not yield and the car ran into one of the officers.

    Police opened fire. and the suspect vehicle was stopped a few blocks away. Two people inside were arrested, according to the statement.

    Their car had a smashed windshield where it had apparently struck the officer and was riddled with bullet holes, said a news photographer at the scene. Bullet casings littered the ground.

    The officer was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the suspect vehicle — who was hit by police gunfire — was transported to a hospital with stable life signs, police reports said.

    The other person in the car was found to have been injured in some sort of earlier fight, and was given treatment for that. Both suspects are adults, but the department refused to release their names.

    1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)


    Loading ... Loading …

    Comments are closed

     
  • Christina Yu Yu, PhD, an expert in Chinese art and culture, began her new role as director of USC Pacific Asia Museum (USC PAM). Among her priorities for the museum will be recruiting a new curator to help with selection of exhibitions and to direct co...
    Happy New Year! Rose Parade Float Trophy Winners...
    The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District issued a warning to San Gabriel Valley residents to be on the lookout for an invasive species of insect called the Asian Tiger Mosquito (Ae. albopictus) which could be carrying a debilitating virus...
    The Ice House on September 11 will present Last Comic Standing finalist Lachlan Patterson for one show only....
    Local fine artist Sam Nicholson is donating 25 percent of any of his paintings purchased by supporters of the Pasadena-headquartered non-profit Hillsides....
     
     
     
    Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin