Deputy-Involved Shooting in Long Beach Leaves Man Wounded

A man was wounded after being shot by Sheriff’s deputies in Long Beach Tuesday morning, though the circumstances surrounding the incident remain unclear. 

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has not yet disclosed why deputies were in the area of Sunset Street and Pine Avenue at around 10:15AM or why they shot the man, however a woman told KCAL 9 that the wounded man was walking with a girl about nine years-old who was not injured. No deputies were hurt.

A handgun was recovered at the scene, according to LASD officials.

{FG_GEOMAP [33.8491993,-118.191708] FG_GEOMAP}

Support our journalism.

Hyperlocal news is an essential force in our democracy, but it costs money to keep an organization like this one alive, and we can’t rely on advertiser support alone. That’s why we’re asking readers like you to support our independent, fact-based journalism. We know you like it—that’s why you’re here. Help us keep hyperlocal news alive in Long Beach.

Sarah Bennett is a contributor to the Hi-lo and the editor-at-large at the Long Beach Post. She is also a professor at Santa Ana College where she was once a student before transferring to USC to earn her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Sarah has written about music, art, food and beer in local, national and international publications for over a decade. An L.A. native and longtime resident of Long Beach, she is the co-founder of Long Beach Zine Fest and managing editor at theLAnd magazine. She never sleeps.