Long Beach Man Arrested Following Non-Injury Shooting Thursday Night in Willmore Neighborhood

Long Beach police arrested a 23-year-old man Thursday night following calls of a shooting in the city’s Willmore neighborhood, authorities said.

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Officers responded to the 1200 block of Chestnut Avenue at about 8:00PM regarding a shots fired call, according to Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokeswoman Nancy Pratt.

After establishing a containment area, police were able to locate and arrest a suspect, described only as a 23-year-old Long Beach man. He was taken into custody without incident and booked for assault with a deadly weapon and for an outstanding warrant in connection with driving on a suspended license, she said.

No one was struck by gunfire.

Authorities are investigating the incident as possibly gang-related.



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