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Monterey Park man shot by home intruder

A map indicates the area near the 900 block of Moonbeam Drive in Monterey Park where a homeowner was shot and wounded during a brazen robbery on Friday, March 15, 2013. (Google maps)

March 17, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man was shot and wounded as he entered his home during a brazen robbery in Monterey Park Friday.

Police responded to a shooting call in the 900 block of Moonbeam Drive at about 8:17 p.m. and found a man suffering from a chest wound.

According to authorities, the male victim was shot after he and his wife entered their home and interrupted a burglary.

The unidentified man was transported to the Los Angeles County USC Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

No information on how the suspects entered the home was released.

Witnesses said two male Hispanics were seen running southbound on Moonbeam Drive from the location.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery was urged to contact Detective Frescas at (626) 307-1241 or CRIMESTOPPERS at (800) 222-TIPS.