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Long Beach gang detective shot near park

Officials with the Long Beach Police Department say a gang detective was shot near a park on Saturday night.

January 29, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Officials with the Long Beach Police Department say a gang detective was shot near General Douglas MacArthur Park on Saturday night.

The shooting happened about 10:45 p.m. at East Anaheim Street and Gundry Court, according to Sgt. Rico Fernandez of the LBPD.

The officer was rushed to a nearby hospital and was listed in stable condition.

Officials said the suspect was able to get away in a vehicle. There was no description available.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting were unclear. No further information was released.