This suspect was arrested by patrol officers early Susday morning!
The Long Beach Police Department is looking for an armed and dangerous suspect who is wanted in connection with two shootings that occurred in the past two days. The suspect is identified as:
Aaron Louis Batiste AKA “Captain Crunch”
Description: Male Black – 6 feet tall – 180 pounds – Black hair and Brown eyes
Clothing: Multi-colored scarf – white tank top – blue jeans
On May 27, 2005 at about 11:20 p.m., Batiste was visiting friends in the 500 block of West 3rd Street. There was an argument and Batiste shot another male in the leg. That victim was transported to a local hospital where he is being treated.
On May 28, 2005 at about 9:40 a.m., Batiste kicked open a door to an apartment where he used to live in the 3200 block of Wilton. Without a word, he walked up to a former roommate and shot him. That victim was transported to the hospital and is being treated for multiple non-life threatening gun shot wounds.
Batiste does not own a car, but is known to visit the cities of Long Beach, Carson and Compton. He is considered armed and dangerous and anyone with information should call 9-1-1.