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Men exchange gunfire after argument in Zaferia neighborhood; one wounded, police say • Long Beach Post News

Men exchange gunfire after argument in Zaferia neighborhood; one wounded, police say • Long Beach Post News

A man was shot and wounded following a dispute this afternoon in Long Beach’s Zaferia district, authorities said.According to Long Beach Police Department spokesperson Richard Mejia, one of the men arguing shot at the other and missed.The Long Beach Fire Department transported the wounded man to a local hospital to treat the injury, according to the LBPD, and officers detained the other man near where the shooting occurred.Violent crime rose almost 8% in Long Beach last year, police say

After being fired upon, the other man shot back, striking the man who shot first.The bullet hit him in the lower body, according to Mejia.

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