Los Angeles – The hunt for three masked suspects who shot an elderly woman in Beverly Hills Friday continued throughout the day, authorities said.
CBS2′s Art Barron spoke to one man who works just a few blocks from the home located in the 400 block of Doheny Road in the Trousdale Estates section of Beverly Hills.
“It’s kind of scary, a little odd that this is where people would pick [for a home invasion],” said Jason Dark. “but there is a lot of money here.”
He also said the area has a heavy police presence.
“It’s kind of a hard place to rob people, it’s kind of locked in,” Dark said.
Last night around 8:30 p.m. an elderly couple in the mid 70′s answered their front door. They told police that three men barged in. One of the men had a handgun.
Friends identified the couple who live in the home as as Samuel and Diana Hirt. Both were tied up. Police say Diana was shot in the leg. He injury is non-life threatening, authorities said.
Both Hirts were taken to the hospital, Samuel – taken just as a precautionary measure. He was discharged today from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Read more at CBS 2.