Man Shot In West Long Beach Tuesday Morning

A man was shot at the 3600 block of Santa Fe Av.e at about 1 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Officers were dispatched to the location at approximately 1:02 a.m. regarding an assault with a deadly weapon.

The victim transported himself to the hospital for non-life threatening gunshot wounds to his lower body. He told officers that he was in his vehicle when approached by an unknown male suspect. They had a brief verbal altercation which led to the suspect firing his gun at the victim. The suspect fled in an unknown direction.

No suspect information is known at this time. The investigation to the shooting is ongoing.