Man shoots gun into the air during argument, police say

A man shot a gun into the air during a dispute Sunday night outside the Carmelitos housing community in North Long Beach, according to police.

Long Beach police said a resident told officers he got into an argument with a man outside his home around 8 p.m. in the 800 block of Via Wanda.

The disagreement escalated, and the man shot into the air, police said. Nobody was wounded, and the shooter drove away before officers arrived, Long Beach Police Department spokesman Brandon Fahey said.

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Crystal Niebla is the West Long Beach reporter through the Report for America program. Philanthropic organizations pledged to cover the local donor portion of her grant-funded position with the Post. If you want to support Crystal's work, you can donate to her Report For America position at lbpost.com/support.
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