2 wounded in Long Beach shooting: police

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An altercation in Long Beach resulted in two men being shot on Saturday, the Long Beach Police Department announced.

The shooting occurred at about 4:38 p.m. in the 500 block of East Pacific Coast Highway between Linden Avenue and Atlantic Avenue, a department spokesperson said in an email.

When officers arrived, they found two men with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds in their lower body. The men were taken to a local hospital by the Long Beach Fire Department.

Police believe the men were shot after an argument with a group of other men, and officers recovered a firearm and found strike marks from bullets, police said.

The assailants fled in a car before officers arrived, and no information about them is available, police said.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

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