FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release #
On Sunday, October 25, 2015, at approximately 7:45 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to the 1000 block of Maine Avenue regarding a possible stabbing, which resulted in the death of a male adult.
When officers arrived, they discovered the victim who had been stabbed in the torso, lying on the sidewalk. Long Beach Fire Department paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased shortly thereafter.
The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Jesus Pimentel of Long Beach.
The motive for the incident does not appear to be gang-related and the investigation remains ongoing. No suspect information is available at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Scott Lasch 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.