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SHPD arrests LB man for negligently discharging firearm, carrying concealed/loaded weapon

February 21st, 2014 · No Comments · News

Signal Hill Police arrested a Long Beach man last weekend for discharging a firearm in a public place.
A Signal Hill Police Department (SHPD) patrol officer heard multiple gunshots coming from the area of 2800 Walnut Avenue around 11:05pm on Saturday, Feb. 15, according to police. Officers responded to the area and saw a man near the parking lot of Fantasy Castle adult-entertainment club get into a vehicle and begin driving away. The officers stopped his vehicle and detained him for further investigation. Officers located a revolver behind the driver’s seat of his vehicle and arrested him.
He has been identified as Shane Peters, 23, of Long Beach.
Police indicated that Peters and two other male subjects had gone to the club earlier that evening, and, after drinking too much, were asked to leave. While outside the club, Peters is believed to have pulled the revolver from his waistband and fired six rounds into the air.
Peters was arrested and booked for discharging a firearm negligently and carrying a concealed/loaded weapon. Police checked the area and determined that there were no injured victims and no property damage, according to SHPD.
Those with further information about this crime are asked to contact the SHPD Detective Bureau at (562) 989-7200.

Source: SHPD

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