Police Responding to Shooting Call Discover Damaged Vehicle, Fence

A shooting in the city’s Willmore neighborhood Wednesday afternoon left a vehicle and fence damaged but no one injured, according to authorities.

Long Beach police responded to reports of gunshots at the 1200 block of Chestnut Avenue around 1:34PM Wednesday.

Upon arrival, officers did not find any injured people, Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokeswoman Cynthia Arrona said. However, officers did discover damage to a fence and an unoccupied vehicle.

No other information was disclosed and the investigation is ongoing.

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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.