Long Beach shooting injures 7; 4 critically

It happened Saturday night near the intersection of South Street and Paramount Boulevard.

Long Beach shooting injures 7; 4 critically

Seven people were wounded in a Long Beach shooting, authorities said.

The shooting occurred about 11:15 p.m. Saturday in the area of South Street and Paramount Boulevard, according to Long Beach Police Department spokeswoman Alexis Lauro.

Four of the victims were in critical condition and three had non-life-threatening injuries, Lauro said. Some of the victims were taken to hospitals in private vehicles.

Suspect information was not available, she said. The shooter or shooters fled the scene before officers arrived.

The motive was unknown, Lauro said.

OC Hawk and OnScene.TV, video news agencies, reported numerous shell casing were found in the street and the parking lot of a nightclub on South Street.

The Press-Telegram staff contributed to this report.

Evidence markers are seen on the ground as police look for evidence after a shooting Saturday night in Long Beach. (Photo by OC HAWK)