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Sailor Brandishing Handgun Surrenders

A sailor upset over a troubled marriage brandished a handgun and fired a shot Tuesday before surrendering to police six hours later at a Long Beach apartment complex, police said.

Perry Griffin, 24, who is stationed at Long Beach, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon on an officer, Police Lt. Philip King said.

Police got a report of a man with a gun in the 300 block of Orange Avenue shortly before 1 a.m., King said.

Griffin was upset over marriage problems and had gone to the apartment complex to visit his wife, King said.

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