Woman critically wounded after suspect asks for her by name, opens fire at Alhambra home

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Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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Police are searching for a suspect who allegedly went to a home in Alhambra, asked for a woman by name and then shot her.

ALHAMBRA, Calif. (KABC) -- A woman was recovering in the hospital Tuesday after she was shot at a condo in Alhambra.

The incident happened just before 10 p.m. Monday in the 1600 block of Benito Avenue.

Alhambra police say a man knocked on the door and asked for the victim by name.

He then shot her with a semi-automatic handgun and fled the scene, according to police.

Paramedics rushed her to a local hospital in critical but stable condition as police questioned several people.

Officers have not made any arrests, and a motive is unclear.