Police investigate shooting near Rainbow Lagoon in Downtown

Police are investigating a shooting that took place at the Downtown Long Beach waterfront early Sunday morning, the Long Beach Police Department said.

At around 1:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 700 block of E. Shoreline Drive regarding a gunfire call, and, upon arrival, officers found casings in the parking lot at the scene, police said. The area is just south of Ocean Boulevard near Rainbow Lagoon Park.

No injuries were reported, police said.

The shooter or shooters fled prior to officers’ arrival, and police said they do not have any information on the assailant.

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