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Officers fire at armed man

November 04, 2008|Nathan Olivarez-Giles

Officers shot at an armed man Monday, the Long Beach Police Department said.

The incident happened at 11:30 a.m. during a traffic stop on the North Crest Drive on-ramp to the southbound 405 Freeway, police said in a news release. The man, who was a passenger in the stopped car, had a weapon in his hand, police said.

The man fled down an embankment but was eventually caught and a weapon was found nearby. No one was injured in the shooting, police said.

-- Nathan Olivarez-Giles

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