Man wounded in Long Beach shooting, gunman at large

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[Editor’s note: This story was updated with information concerning the suspected shooter.]

A man was hospitalized Saturday morning with a gunshot wound suffered in a shooting in Long Beach and the shooter is at large.

LBPD Public Information Officer Arantxa Chavarria told the Signal Tribune via email Monday that detectives from the Gangs Investigation Department said the suspected shooter is still at large.

Officers responded to the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Pine Avenue at 1:30 a.m., where they located the victim who had been shot in the stomach, according to Lt. Brian Blair of the Long Beach Police Department.

The victim was taken to a hospital with a non life threatening injury, Blair said.

The age and name of the victim was not disclosed. A detailed description of the shooter was not available.

Gang unit detectives responded to assist in the investigation, Blair said. A motive for the shooting was not disclosed.

Long Beach police enhanced patrols in the area of Pacific Coast Highway and Pine Avenue on Saturday.