Suspect Wounded In Officer-Involved Shooting In Long Beach

LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say a suspect has been wounded in an officer-involved shooting in Long Beach.

Officers were dispatched to the 6800 block of Beechley Avenue just after 5 a.m. Saturday following a “shots fired” call.

“During their investigation, an officer-involved shooting occurred,” said Long Beach police Sgt. Aaron Eaton. “One suspect was shot and transported to a local hospital.”

According to Eaton, the suspect is believed to be in stable condition.

No officers were injured.

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