Shots fired in North Long Beach, but no one is hit

Shots were fired in a North Long Beach neighborhood, Saturday evening, but no one was injured and no vehicles or buildings were struck, authorities said.

Police dispatched to the scene at about 6 p.m. discovered evidence of a shooting in the 1800 block of 63rd Street, but they believe it was a possible negligent discharge of a firearm, said Long Beach police spokeswoman Arantxa Chavarria.

The incident remains under investigation.

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Stephanie Rivera is the immigration and diversity reporter for the Long Beach Post. Growing up as one of six kids in the working-class immigrant suburb of South Gate, she was taught the importance of civic engagement and to show compassion for others. After graduating from CSULB with a degree in journalism, Stephanie worked for Patch Latino and City News Service before coming to the Long Beach Post in 2015. An avid Harry Potter fan, Stephanie now lives in Bixby Knolls with her boyfriend and their bearded dragon, Austin.