Long Beach police were in a brief standoff this morning at an apartment building in Cambodia Town where they believed a man who’d brandished a gun was cornered earlier in the morning.
Police originally believed the man was connected to a deadly shooting that had just happened about a mile away, but they quickly determined that wasn’t the case, according to the department.
Police were investigating the shooting on Dawson Avenue near 10th Street around 7 a.m. when they got a call about a man with a gun around the same time. An LBPD spokesman said the man was in a car on 16th Street near Walnut Avenue when he pulled alongside another vehicle and brandished a gun.
After crashing into a parked car, the man ran into a gated apartment building on Hoffman Avenue near Anaheim Street, and officers quickly surrounded the complex, shutting down a stretch of Anaheim Street in the process.
By about 8 a.m., the man came outside and was arrested without any more problems, police said.
Authorities did not have many details immediately available on the killing at Dawson and 10th. Police said a man was shot to death after an argument and the suspected killer was still loose.
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