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Homicide detectives arrest suspect for the shooting death of a male adult
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UPDATE 6/21/23:
Detectives have made an arrest in connection to the January 8, 2023 murder of Jaevion Tasby.

The suspect, a 15-year-old resident of Long Beach, was already in custody regarding a weapons violation from April 27, 2023, where he was arrested in Long Beach. On April 28, 2023, while in custody for the weapons violation, LBPD Robbery Detectives filed robbery and kidnapping charges on the suspect.

On June 20, 2023, Homicide Detectives re-booked the suspect for the murder of Tasby. He is currently being held without bail.

Detectives are still actively working to determine the motive for this incident; however, detectives believe the suspect specifically targeted the victim.

Detectives will present the case to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for filing consideration later this week.

Original News Release 1/9/23: 
On Jan. 8, 2023, at approximately 9:54 a.m., officers responded to the 900 block of Daisy Avenue regarding a report of a hit shooting which resulted in the death of a male adult.

Upon arrival, officers located a male adult victim suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body. Officers rendered aid until being relieved by Long Beach Fire Department personnel who subsequently transported the victim to a local hospital where he ultimately succumbed to his injury.

Homicide Detectives responded to the scene to investigate the incident. Through their preliminary investigation, detectives determined that an unknown male suspect approached the victim as he was walking near the 900 block of Daisy Avenue and fired multiple gunshots toward the victim, ultimately resulting in his death. The suspect then fled the scene prior to officer’s arrival.

The victim has been identified as Jaevion Tasby, a 30-year-old, resident of the City of Long Beach.

At this time, the investigation to determine the motive for the shooting remains underway however the incident does not appear to be random.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact Homicide Detectives Michael Hubbard or Chasen Contreras at (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.