A dispute between a passenger in a car and a group of motorcyclists who blocked a roadway in North Long Beach ended in gunfire Sunday night, according to police.

Police said a man was riding in a car on Cherry Avenue between Harding Street and Artesia Boulevard at around 8:54 p.m. when the group of men on motorcyclists blocked the roadway.

“ After a verbal altercation with the group, an unknown suspect from the group fired shots at the victim’s vehicle, striking the victim,” police said in a statement.

Police said the victim was hit in the upper body. The wound wasn’t life-threatening, according to police, who said medics took the man to a local hospital for treatment.

Police said the shooting is still under investigation. A more detailed suspect description was not immediately available.

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Jeremiah Dobruck is managing editor of the Long Beach Post. Reach him at [email protected] or @jeremiahdobruck on Twitter.