On Sunday, March 6, 2016, at approximately 2:44 a.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to shots heard in the area of 19th Street and Cedar Avenue. Arriving officers located an unresponsive male adult with an apparent gunshot injury, in a vehicle, in the 1700 block of Pacific Avenue.
Long Beach Fire Department paramedics responded and determined the victim deceased at the scene.
The victim has been identified as 23-year-old Ryan Davone Martin, a resident of Long Beach.
No one is in custody and no suspect information is available.
A motive for the shooting is unknown and the investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Long Beach Homicide Detectives Hugo Cortes and Mark Mattia 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 www.LACrimeStoppers.org