Long Beach
Police Department

Media Relations
400 W. Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 570-5273
6/9/2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 2016
Subject:
MURDER - 6400 BLOCK OF CORONADO AVENUE
Contact:
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(562) 570-5273






On June 9, 2016, at approximately 04:00 a.m., Officers responded to a shots call in the 6400 block of Coronado Avenue.

Upon their arrival they found two adult male victims suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper torso. One victim was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition with a non-life threatening injury. The other victim was determined deceased at the scene by Long Beach Fire.

The deceased victim has been identified as Wylee Pritchett a 20 year-old resident of Lakewood.

The motive of the shooting is still under investigation, and is not believed to be gang related.

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/