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Parolee arrested in shooting of woman in her car in Pico Rivera

February 6, 2012 |  8:33 am

A parolee was in custody Monday morning in the shooting Sunday night of a woman in her car in Pico Rivera.

Randy Avalos, 30, of Whittier, was arrested by deputies who responded to a report of a shooting in the 9400 block of Beverly Road at about 9:50 p.m. Sunday. A woman suffered a single gunshot wound to her leg, said Sgt. Richard Hernandez of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Pico Rivera station.

The woman was hospitalized and listed in stable condition, according to Hernandez. A witness led investigating officers to a location in Whittier where they arrested Avalos, he said.

Avalos was booked on suspicion of drug possession and violation of parole and was expected to be charged in connection with the shooting, Hernandez said. The sheriff’s gang unit, Operation Safe Streets, was investigating the case.

Anyone with information is being asked to call Sgt. Mark Bailey at the Pico Rivera station at (562) 949-2421.


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