LONG BEACH (CNS) - Authorities investigating a report of gunfire Wednesday in the west Long Beach area surrounded a building where a suspect was believed to be barricaded.
Officers went to the 2100 block of Williams Street on a report of gunfire shortly before 10 a.m., the Long Beach Police Department reported.
"Upon arrival officers located evidence of a shooting," police said in a statement. "The preliminary investigation suggests that the suspect is still in the area and barricaded inside the building."
Police established a perimeter, and some nearby residents were evacuated, while others were allowed to shelter in place. The investigation was continuing late Wednesday morning.
No injuries were immediately reported.