Suspect sought for shooting man, pregnant woman in unincorporated Monrovia area

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Authorities are searching for a suspect who killed a man and injured a pregnant woman in a shooting that broke out in an unincorporated area of Monrovia Sunday night. (KABC)

A man was killed and a pregnant woman was injured in a shooting that broke out in an unincorporated area of Monrovia Sunday night.

Authorities said the man was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso near Shrode and Lincoln avenues around 7 p.m.

The pregnant woman, who was exercising and did not know the victim, was found suffering from a gunshot wound to her leg. She was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

Authorities said the man was walking down the 2400 block of Lincoln Avenue when the shooting occurred. The victims did not know the shooter, and it is unclear if the incident was gang related. A motive has not been determined.

The coroner's office identified the man as 25-year-old Daniel Becerra Chavez.

Witnesses reported hearing four gunshots in the area. Authorities initially believed the suspect may have been in a car, but now say he could have been on foot.

Anyone with more information is asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
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