A man was shot as he attempted to flee two men who opened fire on him in North Long Beach early Saturday morning.
US Marshals were attempting to apprehend a narcotics fugitive in the Willmore neighborhood when a shooting broke out.
Officers were notified about a shooting near the park, at the 1900 block of Lemon Avenue, around 8:45 p.m., police said.
Long Beach police said that a witness who called police saw a man with a gunshot wound being assisted by a woman. The wounded man, the woman and the suspected shooter fled before officers arrived, police said
Long Beach police said that officers were dispatched to the area of South Street and Linden Avenue around 8:45 p.m. for a report of gunshots.
The woman told officers she was sitting in her car when two men approached, robbed her at gunpoint and shot her, police said.
The shooting occurred in the area near Paramount Boulevard and South Street in North Long Beach around 7:43 p.m. Friday.
The officer is standing near the car’s passenger door when the vehicle lurches forward and closer to him at the same time, tires squealing, video shows.
The victim was transported to a hospital with a non-life-threatening wound, police said.
A Long Beach Police Department spokesman said that officers stopped Jesus Manuel Lopez , a resident of Long Beach, after he collided with another vehicle and drove away after his car was shot at.