FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 2014
TWO MURDER SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH FEBRUARY SHOOTING
On Friday, February 21, 2014, 24 year-old Christopher Lane was shot
and killed at 59th Street and Linden Avenue in Long Beach.
Detectives worked diligently on the case, which led to the arrest
of two individuals responsible for this violent
On March 7, 2014, at approximately 5:30 p.m., long beach detectives
arrested David Smith, a 25 year-old resident of Long
Beach, and James Smith, a 21 year-old resident of
Long Beach, in the 400 block of W. Century Blvd in
the City of Los Angeles.
On March 10, 2014, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's
Office filed murder, assault with a deadly weapon, and gang
enhancement charges against both individuals. James and David Smith
are each being held on $1,000,000 bail at the Long Beach
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact
Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Hugo Cortes and Peter
Lackovic at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted
by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus your tip to
CRIMES (274637), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.