Written by AARON CASTREJON
HACIENDA HEIGHTS – A woman was hospitalized Thursday after being shot while driving by a reportedly unknown suspect in a vehicle.
Deputies responded to a report of gunfire around 7:56 p.m. November 18 in the 200 block of Stimson Avenue. Within minutes, the victim stopped at a 7-Eleven at Gale Avenue and Stimson Avenue where deputies located her, according to Lt. Julie Geary of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Industry Station.
Deputies then located the shooting scene in the 1100 block of Charlemont Avenue in Hacienda Heights.
The victim had a passenger in her vehicle, but that passenger was unhurt, Geary told SGV CityWatch.
The unknown suspect fired from a moving white Toyota Camry and fled after the shooting, Geary told SGV CityWatch.
The victim was hospitalized at a trauma center in Los Angeles.