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Woman shot at Alcoholics Anonymous meeting

November 11, 2011 | 11:20 am

Map shows approximate location of where a woman was shot in Baldwin park. A woman was in stable condition Friday after being shot in the head by a man fighting with her husband at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in Baldwin Park, police said.

The woman, whose name was not released, was sitting in a car outside First Presbyterian Church of Baldwin Park on Stewart Avenue about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, according to a police report.

A fistfight erupted between her husband and another man at the meeting, which rents space from the church but is not connected to it, church officials said. The fight then spilled out into the parking lot.

One of the men pulled a handgun and fired at the other. The bullet missed the intended victim and hit the woman, according to the report.

He car careened across busy Los Angeles Street and hit a fence, according to the report. It was unclear how her car went into drive as she was sitting in it, and police did not say if she was in the driver's seat or the passenger's side of the car.

The shooter ran off, and there was no detailed description of him.

The San Gabriel Valley Tribune quotes police as saying the woman's husband was the intended victim.

Police did not know the reason for the fight inside the meeting.


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Image: Map shows approximate location where a woman was shot in Baldwin Park. Source: Google Maps