On Thursday, September 24, 2015, at approximately 4:11 A.M., Long Beach Police responded to the 700 block of east 56th Street regarding a person who had been shot.
When officers arrived, they discovered a male adult down on the street who had been struck by gunfire. Long Beach Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Jeremy Cornell McFarland of Bellflower. No suspect information is available at this time. The motive for this crime is unknown and the investigation remains ongoing.
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.