UPDATE (1/29/2016): View related news release regarding arrests
Original news release:
On Monday, September 7, 2015, around 9:51 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to a shooting in the 400 block of W. 5th Street, which resulted in the death of a male adult.
When officers arrived, they discovered a victim who had been struck by gunfire in the upper body. Long Beach Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the victim, in critical condition, to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office will make positive identification and notify next of kin.
A motive for the shooting is unknown. No suspect information is available at this time.
The investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Peter Lackovic and Sean Irving 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