Huntington Beach

Suspect held in park shooting

A SUSPECT has been arrested in connection with a shooting incident in Murdy Park in Huntington Beach (Shutterstock).

A man was shot early Wednesday morning at Murdy Park in Huntington Beach, but is expected to survive.

According to the HBPD, the shooting was reported after 12:20 a.m. at the park and community center located at 7000 Norma Drive, northeast of Warner Avenue and Goldenwest Street.

Arriving officers found a male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital where his wound was not considered likely to be fatal.

Officers quickly set up a containment perimeter and a drone was deployed. A suspect was found hiding in the area and arrested without incident.

Police believe the incident stemmed from a confrontation between the victim and suspect.

Anyone with further information about the incident is asked to call the HBPD at (714) 375-5066.

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