• Matt Esnayra

One man in custody after standoff incident with police in North Long Beach

Long Beach police arrested a man after a brief standoff and pursuit with law enforcement Thursday afternoon, per LBP.


Police says the situation started after 1 p.m. when officers responded to reports of an armed man'. The officers then heard gunfire and witnessed the suspect enter a car.

  • After a brief chase with cops, the suspect exited his vehicle and fled on foot into a residential neighborhood.

  • The suspect ran into a garage on the 5500 block of Lemon Ave in North Long Beach, and he would later surrender to police at 3:30 p.m.

  • A woman was also arrested after she allegedly stormed the police line. The nature of her connection to the suspect is unknown.

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