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Long Beach officer-involved shooting under investigation

Authorities respond to 2nd Street and Park Avenue in Long Beach following an officer-involved shooting on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.

September 21, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Long Beach on Saturday.

The shooting happened just before 6 p.m. at 2nd Street and Park Avenue in the Belmont Heights neighborhood.

According to Long Beach police, officers responded to the 200 block of Park Avenue regarding a call about an unwelcomed person. When they arrived, officers made contact with the unwelcomed man, and an officer-involved shooting occurred, police said.

The unidentified man was struck. He was transported to a local hospital where he was listed in stable condition.

Police said they recovered a handgun at the scene.

No officers were injured.