By CBSLA Staff

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) – No one was hurt when Long Beach police exchanged gunfire with an armed suspect late Wednesday night, prompting a standoff which forced evacuations.

May 27, 2021. (CBSLA)

The incident occurred at around 11 p.m. in the 100 block of West 52nd street.

According to Long Beach police, officers responded to a call about a man who had pointed a gun at a victim.

Police came upon the suspect and exchanged gunfire. No one was struck. The suspect then barricaded himself inside a house.

Surrounding homes were evacuated and a SWAT team was called in.

“The man then went inside to a residence, and responding officers established a perimeter,” Long Beach police spokesperson Brandon Fahey said Thursday. “A SWAT team was activated, and officers began evacuating nearby residents. A short time later, the suspect exited the residence and surrendered into custody without incident.”

The exact circumstances that lead up to the shooting and standoff were unclear. It’s unknown if a gun was recovered from the scene.

The name of the suspect was not immediately disclosed.