A woman was hospitalized in critical condition following an overnight shooting in Long Beach’s Willmore neighborhood, according to authorities

Few details about what led up to the shooting were immediately available, but police said it happened sometime around 11:45 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of Chestnut Avenue.

Officers there located the woman with a gunshot wound to the upper body, police said.

Long Beach Fire Department personnel took the woman to a local hospital in critical but stable condition, police said.

No suspect information was available and the investigation was ongoing, police said.

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