Long Beach barricade situation now being investigated as a suicide

Police have cleared the scene of a barricade situation after reports of gunfire inside a building in Long Beach, police said. 

Officers with the Long Beach Police Department responded to the 2100 block of Williams St just before 10 a.m. Wednesday for reports of gunfire. 

Once on scene, they located evidence of a shooting and believed the suspect barricaded inside a nearby building. 

Officers surrounded the area and the building was evacuated and/or residents were told to shelter in place, the police department said, A few hours later police said the situation is being treated as a suicide. 

Police have given an all clear in the area.