Dispute Leads to Shooting At Senior Apartment Complex in Belmont Heights • Long Beach Post

An elderly man shot and wounded his neighbor after a dispute at a senior housing complex in Belmont Heights Monday afternoon, according to authorities.

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The shooting was reported on the 600 block of Redondo Avenue at 12:30PM.

The victim, a 67-year-old Long Beach man, was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries, said Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokeswoman Arantxa Chavarria.

The suspect, a 77-year-old Long Beach man, was taken into custody at the scene. A firearm was recovered.

“The preliminary investigation indicated the victim and suspect may have been involved in a dispute,” Chavarria said.

Anyone who may have information regarding the incident should contact the Gang Enforcement Section at (562) 570-7370. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1 (800) 222-TIPS (8477).

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Stephanie Rivera covers immigration and the north, west and central parts of Long Beach. Reach her at [email protected] or on Twitter at @StephRivera88.

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