Police on Tuesday arrested a Long Beach man on suspicion of attempted murder stemming from an Oct. 12 shooting in North Long Beach.
Sean Burton, 28, was booked on suspicion of attempted murder and assault with a firearm, police spokeswoman Shaunna Dandoy said. He is being held on $1 million bail.
The investigation started after a local hospital called police to report a gunshot victim had self-transported with gunshot wounds to his upper body at about 11:40 p.m. on Oct. 12. His wounds were severe enough to transfer him to another local hospital, but he was ultimately listed in stable condition and his wounds were non-life threatening, according to Dandoy.
The victim told police the shooting happened on the 2900 block of East Artesia Boulevard in North Long Beach, but initially did not provide additional details. At the scene, officers found bullet casings, Dandoy said.
Detectives investigated the shooting as gang-related, she said.
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