Long Beach
Police Department

Media Relations
400 W. Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 570-5273
6/29/2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 2016
Subject:
MURDER
Contact:
Media Relations Detail
(562) 570-5273






UPDATE (6/29/2016): The victim has been identified as Jesus Fernandez, 27 years old and a resident of Long Beach.

ORIGINAL NEWS RELEASE

On Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at approximately 11:15 p.m., officers were dispatched to shots heard in the area of the 1200 block of Loma Vista Drive, which resulted in the death of a male adult.

Arriving officers found an individual, who sustained multiple gunshot injuries to the upper torso, lying on the street. Long Beach Fire Department personnel also responded and determined the victim deceased at the scene.

No suspect information is available at this time.

The Los Angeles County Coroner will determine positive identification and notify next of kin.

A motive for the shooting is unknown. The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with any information or video related to this incident is urged to call Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Scott Lasch, Teryl Hubert, and Michael Hubbard at (562) 570-7244. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or text TIPLA plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES), or visit www.LACrimeStoppers.org.