Long Beach
Police Department

Media Relations
400 W. Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 570-5273
3/21/2024
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release #
Subject:
MURDER INVESTIGATION – 100 BLOCK OF EAST EAGLE STREET
Contact:
Communications Division
562.570.5273
LBPDMediaRelations@longbeach.gov





Homicide detectives are investigating the murder of a male adult that occurred on March 20, 2024, in the 100 block of East Eagle Street. 

At approximately 4:05 p.m., officers responded to the 100 block of East Eagle Street, regarding multiple reports of gunshots heard in the area. Upon arrival, officers located a male adult victim who had sustained a gunshot wound to his upper body. Officers attempted life-saving measures until being relieved by Long Beach Fire Department personnel. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injures. 
 
Homicide detectives responded to the scene. Through their preliminary investigation, detectives determined multiple unknown suspects were in the area when at least one of the suspects fired multiple gunshots.The male adult victim was working down the block as a street vendor when he was struck by gunfire. The suspects fled the scene prior to the officers arrival. 

Detectives do not believe the victim had an interaction with any of the suspects at the time of the shooting. The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin by the Los Angeles County Department of the Medical Examiner. 

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact Homicide Detectives Michael Hubbard, Jesus Espinoza or Alfredo Chairez (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through "LA Crime Stoppers" by calling 800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the "P3 Tips" app to your smartphone (available at the Apple app store or Google Play), or by visiting www.LACrimeStoppers.org