A man was shot in his lower body by a group of men in the South Wrigley neighborhood early Sunday morning, authorities said.
Officers responded to the shooting at 5:05 a.m. today in the 1800 block of Cedar Avenue, near Pacific Coast Highway, according to Long Beach police spokeswoman Jennifer De Prez.
When they arrived, police found the victim with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Long Beach paramedics transported him to a local hospital in stable condition.
The victim told officers he was shot at by the group of male suspects, De Prez said.
Gang detail detectives responded to the scene and are investigating the shooting.
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