Armed Man Shoots Woman Who Was Attacking Neighbors In Long Beach


LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA — A homeowner in Long Beach fatally shot a woman, Andrea Powell, aged 44, reportedly attacking a neighbor. Police suggest Powell, who was not a local resident, was attempting to enter houses on Roycroft Avenue while causing disturbances.

A local man claimed Powell assaulted him when he tried to intervene in an attack she was staging on a neighbor. An eyewitness video also highlighted Powell’s violent actions. Security footage revealed Powell’s presence at various residences, in one instance wielding a large stick.

The police were reportedly alerted two hours before the incident. Following the shooting, the homeowner was questioned but released, with the decision on potential charges resting with Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón.

This incident follows a trend of escalating violence in the area, exemplified by a recent event involving a homeless man shot by police for attacking multiple people at a park.

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Brandon is the founder of Concealed Nation and is an avid firearm enthusiast, with a particular interest in responsible concealed carry. His EDC is a Springfield Armory Hellcat OSP, with a Shield Sights RMSC Red Dot, that holds Hornady 165 gr FTX Critical Defense rounds, and rides comfortably in a Vedder Holsters ComfortTuck IWB holster.

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