Gunfire was the unexpected result in a recent Long Beach hit and run accident that, fortunately, resulted in no injuries. The accident turned awry when one driver opened fire towards the other vehicle. According to Long Beach police, a 21-year-old man, reportedly victim of the accident, flagged down a Long Beach police officer at the intersection of Palo Cerde and Spring. The victim informed the officer that, after the accident, he attempted to exchange information with the other driver but he drove off. The victim then pursued the other driver in his vehicle but was shot, Long Beach Police said. The victim did not suffer injuries and no damages to his car occurred.
Police arrested the suspect, who allegedly shot the victim, after his vehicle was traced to a residence in Cerritos. He has been identified as Forest Williams III.
In case you also become involved in a local Long Beach hit and run accident such as this one, please remember – the law is on your side. A car accident lawyer can help you to receive justice for any losses, damages, or injuries that occur. For a free consultation, contact our law offices in Los Angeles by calling (888) 853-6696.