Search Underway For Armed Man In Long Beach

LONG BEACH (CBS) — Authorities are searching for an armed man near Atlantic Avenue and 52nd Street in Long Beach, authorities said Wednesday.

Police and SWAT team members were called to the scene after a man with a gun was spotted around 2:30 a.m., Long Beach police Sgt. Dina Zapalski said.

The man fled the scene, but may be barricaded in a nearby home.

No shots were fired and no injuries had been reported as of 5:30 a.m.

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  • Unbelievable

    Armed? Let me guess, he was armed with a sub sandwich.

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