A man who was shot and wounded near his Long Beach home rode his bicycle to police headquarters for help on Memorial Day, authorities said.

The 36-year-old victim was at the corner of Azalea Court and National Boulevard when a gunman walked up, pulled out a handgun and shot him at 1:15 a.m. Monday, police said.

The victim was taken to Nassau University Medical Center for treatment of gunshot wounds to his abdomen, thigh and arm.

Long Beach city police detectives are continuing the investigation.


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