After a brief exchange of words, the security guard and a man fired their guns at each other, and the security guard was hit, according to Long Beach police.
A group of people entered the store Friday, walked directly to the tool aisle and stole various sledgehammers, crowbars and hammers, authorities said.
Police got a woman out of the home after they “heard calls of help coming from inside,” according to an LBPD spokesman.
A woman was arrested after leading law enforcement on a pursuit through multiple cities including Carson, Compton and Long Beach before being arrested Thanksgiving night.
In recent weeks, groups of crooks, some armed with hammers and crowbars, have smashed their way into high-end stores in other parts of the state.
Police said a woman and a male relative were involved in an argument that escalated to a stabbing.
A 17-year-old was shot in the upper body but was able to drive himself to a local hospital. The incident is being investigated as gang-related, according to police.
The driver was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving and carrying a concealed firearm, police said.
Police said the driver fled the scene of a deadly crash in North Long Beach earlier this month.
Neighborhoods in Downtown, Central, West and North Long Beach have borne the brunt of the surge in gun violence, according to data mapped by the Long Beach Post.