Suspect Search Prompts Lockdown in Long Beach

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LONG BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) — A neighborhood in Long Beach was locked down early Tuesday as police searched for a suspect they were chasing.

lb-searchIt all began around 6:30 p.m. Monday in the area around 8th Street and Magnolia Avenue.

Officers were pursuing the suspect on foot, but they have not said what sparked the chase.

At some point, police opened fire. It wasn’t known how many shots were fired or whether the suspect was hit.

A short time later, the area was locked down and SWAT was called in to search for the suspect.

The suspect was not located, and the perimeter had been broken down by 6:30 a.m. No officers were injured in the incident.

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