A man was arrested Wednesday evening on suspicion of critically wounding a man and a woman in a shooting in Long Beach then hiding in a residence on the same block as the shooting.
The two victims were taken to a hospital and are in critical condition. Investigators believe that the suspect and victims know each other, according to public information officer Shaunna Dandoy of the Long Beach Police Department.
Officers heard gunshots about 6:30 p.m. and responded to the 1600 block of West 19th Street near Canal Avenue and found a man and woman suffering gunshot wounds to their upper torsos, Dandoy said.
After the shooting, the suspect went inside a residence in the 1600 block of West 19th Street. Officers surrounded the residence and the man surrendered and was taken into custody, according to Dandoy.
Investigators said they believe there are no additional suspects, Dandoy said.
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