LONG BEACH (CNS) - A man is hospitalized in critical but stable condition after a shooting Sunday morning in Long Beach, authorities said.
The victim was involved in a verbal dispute with another man that escalated into a shooting in which the suspect fired several shots, the Long Beach Police Department reported.
Officers sent to the 5600 block of Paramount Avenue at about 2:25 a.m. Sunday found the victim suffering from multiple wounds to his lower body. They also located bullet casings and strike marks indicating that a shooting had occurred, police said.
"Suspect information and the motive for the shooting is under investigation," the LBPD said.