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Long Beach SWAT unable to find armed man

December 15, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
The SWAT team in Long Beach searched for an armed man for hours Wednesday morning, but they were unable to locate the suspect.Authorities said the incident began just before 1 a.m. when police officers tried to stop a man near 52nd Street and Atlantic Avenue.

No shots were fired, and no homes were evacuated.

The search was called off just before 7 a.m. The suspect was not found, but a handgun was recovered, according to Sgt. Dina Zapalski of the Long Beach Police Department.