FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 2015
On Saturday, April 04, 2015, at approximately 10:53 P.M., Long Beach Police responded to the 2700 block of East South Street for reports of a person who had been shot.
When officers arrived, they discovered a male adult down on the street with a gunshot wound. Long Beach Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
The victim has been identified as 47-year-old Lawrence Lee Casados of Los Alamitos. The preliminary investigation indicates the victim was socializing in the alleyway when the suspect approached the victim on foot and fired upon him. 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 Greg Krabbe and Michael Hubbard 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.