LONG BEACH — A man was shot and killed Sunday night in Long Beach, and a police SWAT team surrounded a residence near the crime scene where the suspected gunman was believed to be holed up.
The shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the 2300 block of Cedar Avenue, according to Long Beach Police Officer Paige White.
Arriving officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body, White said. The officers provided first aid to the victim until paramedics arrived and took him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
“While on scene, officers received information that led them to believe the suspect was possibly barricaded in a nearby residence in the 2300 block of Cedar Avenue,” he said. “Officers established a perimeter, activated SWAT and advised nearby residents to evacuate and/or shelter in place.”
As of 3 a.m. Monday, the suspect still had not surrendered to officers, Lt. Dominick Scaccia told the city news service. The victim was shot outside, he said.
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