Two men are expected to survive after they were struck during separate shootings in Long Beach over the weekend.
The first shooting was reported Saturday, May 6 at 4:56AM on the 200 block of East 29th Street in the city’s Wrigley neighborhood.
“Dispatch received a call from a male adult indicating he had been shot […] and was walking to a local hospital,” said Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokeswoman Marlene Arrona. “He arrived at the hospital before officers arrived in the area.”
The victim appeared to have sustained a non-life threatening gunshot injury.
Officers searched the area but the suspect remains outstanding.
The second shooting took place at about 2:42PM on Sunday, May 7 on the 700 block of Washington Place, near St. Anthony High School in the East Village district.
Arriving officers found a male adult with a gunshot injury that did not appear to be life-threatening, Arrona said. Long Beach paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital.
Both incidents are under investigation.
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