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L.B. fight turns to police standoff

January 29, 2009 6:51:45 AM PST
Residents of a Long Beach neighborhood were evacuated during a standoff on Wednesday night.Police responded to a fight on the 5500 block of Ackerfield Avenue near South Street just before 10 p.m.

When officers tried to detain those involved, someone pulled out a gun, police said, and an officer shot his weapon.

The armed man took off and barricaded himself in a nearby apartment. Residents from at least two apartment complexes were evacuated and taken to a school.

The man eventually surrendered.

No one was hurt in the incident.


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