On Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at approximately 9:11 P.M., officers responded to the 1100 block of E. 10th Street in regards to reports of a battery that had just occurred.
When the officers arrived they learned a male adult victim had been struck with a bottle during a fight with another male adult subject.
The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. At approximately 3:00 a.m. this morning the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.
The motive for the fight is still under investigation.
We are withholding the identity of the victim pending notification to next of kin by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Malcolm Evans and Mark Bigel at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.