Long Beach
Police Department

Media Relations
400 W. Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 570-5273
3/19/2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 2016
Subject:
MURDER
Contact:
Media Relations Detail
(562) 570-5273






On 3/19/16 at approximately 02:25 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of Cameron Street regarding gunshots heard. While responding to the scene they were advised that there was a subject down in the street.

Upon arrival officers found a male adult suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the upper torso.

Long Beach fire department responded and determined the subject deceased at the scene.

The victim has been identified as Christopher Delatorre, 30 year old resident of Long Beach.

The incident is being investigated as 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/