UPDATE (11/15/2016): On November 11, 2016, police arrested 36-year-old Jorge Omar Chavez of Long Beach in connection with this investigation. Related news release
Original News Release (11/6/2016):
On 11/05/16 at approximately 9:55 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of Spaulding regarding a hit shooting victim.
Upon arrival officers found a male adult suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso. Victim was transported to a local hospital by LB Fire where he was pronounced deceased.
Homicide detectives responded to handle the investigation.
Incident is being investigated as possibly gang related
Anyone with information is urged to contact Homicide Detectives Mark Mattia and Shea Robertson at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through "LA Crime Stoppers" by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the "P3 Tips" app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting http://www.lacrimestoppers.org/