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 (11/1/2016):
On November 1, 2016, at approximately 02:10 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 600 block of 9th Street regarding a possible victim of a shooting.
Upon arrival officers found a male adult suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper torso. Long Beach Fire Department personnel responded and determined the subject was deceased.
The Homicide detail responded and is handling the investigation.
The victim has been identified as 18 year-old Long Beach resident Manuel Arechiga.
It is unknown at this time if the incident is gang related.
Anyone with information is urged to call Homicide Detectives Scott Lasch, Michael Hubbard or Teryl Hubert 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/