Teen girl suspect in Long Beach carjacking and shooting


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A man was shot and wounded today in a carjacking in Long Beach, and a suspect was taken into custody following a short pursuit, authorities said.

The shooting occurred about 2:50 a.m. at Pacific Coast Highway and Maine Avenue, according to the Long Beach Police Department.

The man was taken to a hospital for treatment of a wound described as not life-threatening, police said.

The suspect, described only as a female juvenile, was arrested following a vehicle chase that led to the area of Seventh Street and Daisy Avenue, police said. The girl’s name was not released.