Man Calls Police After He Was Shot in City’s Willmore Neighborhood Sunday Night

A man was able to call Long Beach police after he was shot in the upper body on Sunday, authorities said.

The shooting happened at about 10:45PM on Sunday, near 11th Street and Daisy Avenue, Long Beach police Lt. John Kanaley said. Authorities received multiple calls about the shooting, including one from the victim himself, Kanaley added.

The victim was taken to a hospital in stable condition, the lieutenant said.

He was shot while walking outdoors, according to Kanaley.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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Stephanie Rivera is the immigration and diversity reporter for the Long Beach Post. Growing up as one of six kids in the working-class immigrant suburb of South Gate, she was taught the importance of civic engagement and to show compassion for others. After graduating from CSULB with a degree in journalism, Stephanie worked for Patch Latino and City News Service before coming to the Long Beach Post in 2015. An avid Harry Potter fan, Stephanie now lives in Bixby Knolls with her boyfriend and their bearded dragon, Austin.