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CRIME WATCH: An increase in shots fired in Alhambra

A drive by homicide and a separate shooting in Alhambra in the past week were part of a larger recent increase in shots fired, according to Alhambra Police Department data.  

Reports of shots fired in Alhambra September – October 2011: Click on the dots below to see where shots were reported in September and October. Red were the most recent incidents between 10.28.11 and 10.31.11.

Alhambra Source analyzed the data and found:

  • Three incidents of shots were reported in September; the number more than tripled to 10 in October.
  • Majority of the shots fired were between 10 p.m. and 3 a.m.
  • The area around N. Vega Street in Alhambra was a hot spot.
  • Three separate incidents were reported between Fremont Ave and W. Garvey Ave over a two month period, including a man who was shot in the 2800 block of W. Ramona Rd, on Monday morning, October 31.
  • shooting that left an El Sereno resident dead occured around Winchester and Concord Avenues in Alhambra, near the El Sereno border. Anyone with information in the case is asked to call Alhambra investigators at (626) 308-4844.

If you know anything about other incidents, or hear shots, you can report them to the Alhambra Police Department watch commander at (626) 570-5130 or by calling 911. Tips can be left anonymously.

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