LONG BEACH (CBSLA) – Long Beach police officers Friday morning shot and wounded a man allegedly armed with a gun, authorities said.
The shooting occurred at 8:20 a.m. in the area of Los Coyotes Diagonal and Woodruff Avenue, police confirmed to CBSLA.
According to police, officers were dispatched to a report of a man waving a knife. When they arrived on scene, they discovered the suspect in a parked car holding a firearm.
After attempting to deescalate the situation, officers opened fire on the suspect, police said.
He was taken to a hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the upper body, police said.
No officers were hurt.
It’s unclear if a gun was recovered from the scene, or if the suspect opened fire on police. He has not been identified.