RELATED NEWS RELEASE REGARDING ARRESTS MADE
ORIGINAL NEWS RELEASE (5/4/2016):
On May 3, 2016, at approximately 6:50 p.m., officer were dispatched to the 3300 block of E. 65th Street regarding a hit shooting that just occurred.
Upon arrival officers found a male juvenile victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso. The Long Beach Fire Department responded and determined the victim deceased at the scene
Homicide detectives responded and during their investigation it was found the victim may have been involved in a physical altercation with the suspect/s. These suspect/s ended up leaving the location but came back a short time later and shot the victim.
This incident is being investigated as possibly gang related.
The victim is a 16 year-old resident of Long Beach.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to call Homicide Detectives at (562) 570-7244. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or text TIPLA plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES), or visit http://www.lacrimestoppers.org/