Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a suspected burglar by a resident in Long Beach Monday morning.
Authorities were sent to the 200 block of East Artesia Boulevard to investigate a shooting report about 5:15 a.m., Long Beach Police Department Sgt. James Richardson stated.
Arriving officers found a man at the scene who had been shot in the upper body, Richardson said.
Investigators believe the wounded man was a burglar who had been shot by a resident, who remained at the scene and called police.
The shooting is being investigated as a burglary, which resulted as the resident shooting the suspected burglar in self-defense, police said in a statement.
The suspected burglar was transported to a local hospital, where he later died from his injuries, Richardson said. His identity has not been released.
No arrests have been made, police said.