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Several injured in shooting in Long Beach, California, police say

todayMay 5, 2024


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(LONG BEACH, Calif.) — About seven people were injured in a shooting in Long Beach, California, late Saturday, police said.

Officers responded at about 11:15 p.m. to the area near the intersection of South Street and Paramount Boulevard, the Long Beach Police Department said in a statement.

Four of the injured were in critical condition at local hospitals, police said. Three others were being treated for injures that weren’t considered life-threatening, police said.

“The suspect(s) fled prior to officers’ arrival,” police said in a statement. “Suspect information and motive are unknown at this time.”

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