Long Beach
Police Department

Media Relations
400 W. Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 570-5273
7/22/2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 2017
Subject:
MURDER - MAINE AV AND 4TH ST
Contact:
Media Relations
(562) 570-5273






On July 22, 2017 at 2:31 AM Long Beach Police Officers were called to the area of 4th Street and Maine Avenue regarding reports of gunshots being heard. When officers arrived they located a male adult laying in the street with a gunshot wound to his upper torso.

The Long Beach Fire Department was called to the scene and determined the subject to be deceased.

Homicide detectives responded to the scene for the investigation. The incident is being investigated as possibly gang related.

The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification to next of kin.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Homicide Detectives Goodman or Mattia 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 store and Google Play), or by visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.