LONG BEACH (CBS) — Police Friday were searching for two men suspected of shooting two neighbors in an ongoing dispute in Long Beach.
Officers had initially thought the men were barricaded in an apartment building following the shooting but by daybreak, a SWAT team determined that the suspects had fled, said Long Beach police Lt. Paul LeBaron.
Some three dozen neighbors were evacuated from the area in the 100 block of Plymouth Street and taken to a nearby elementary school overnight while police surrounded the building.
The wounded man and woman were taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, said spokeswoman Nancy Pratt.
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