Man shot in road rage incident in Central Long Beach, police say

A man in critical but stable condition was transported to a local hospital after he was shot in a road rage incident in Central Long Beach on Saturday night, police said.

Police said they found the wounded man at around 9:30 p.m. in a police traffic stop in the area of 10th Street and Termino Avenue. Police discovered that the man, who was driving, sustained gunshot wounds to the upper and lower body, they said.

The victim was then transported to a local hospital, police said.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the shooting occurred between the 2000 and 3000 block of East 10th Street (between Cherry and Orizaba avenues), police said; they believe the shooting resulted from a road rage incident.

Though authorities don’t know if the shooting was gang-related at this time, Gang Detectives arrived on scene, police said.

No suspect information was available, they said.

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Crystal Niebla is the West Long Beach reporter through the Report for America program. Philanthropic organizations pledged to cover the local donor portion of her grant-funded position with the Post. If you want to support Crystal's work, you can donate to her Report For America position at lbpost.com/support.
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