ALHAMBRA (CBSLA) – Police are investigating whether an SUV which crashed in Alhambra early Tuesday morning is linked to a car-to-car shooting outside a nearby 7-Eleven moments earlier.
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According to Los Angeles police, a white SUV containing two people crashed at around 2 a.m. at the intersection of Cabrillo Avenue and Valley Boulevard. The female passenger was rushed to a hospital with serious injuries.READ MORE: `Solidarity' Cited In New Deal For 40k Behind-the-Scenes Film & TV Workers
The driver was arrested at the scene, police said.
A short time earlier, shots had been fired from one vehicle to another following some kind of altercation outside a 7-Eleven at 5530 Valley Blvd., less than a half-mile from the crash scene. There was no immediate word that anyone was struck by the gunfire.MORE NEWS: Child, 18 Months, Killed in North Hills Crash
Police have not confirmed whether the people in the crashed SUV are suspected of being involved in the shooting.