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Man, child shot in possible gang-related attack in Long Beach

Long Beach shooting scene
Map shows location where man and child were shot in Long Beach.
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A man and child were shot and wounded in a possible gang-related attack in Long Beach, police said Monday night. 

The victims were taken to a hospital and were in stable condition. The child was believed to be younger than 10, said Long Beach Police Department spokeswoman Marlene Arrona.

The shooting was reported about 6:50 p.m. in the 7000 block of Orange Avenue. The attacker or attackers fled southbound in a light colored vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (562) 435-6711.

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