On Wednesday, November 26, 2014, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to the 1500 block of Sherman Place regarding shots fired.
When officers arrived, they discovered a male adult victim down on the street near 15th Street and Stanton Place who had sustained injury from gunshot wounds. Long Beach Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
The victim has been identified as 18-year-old Elias Daniel Aguirre of Long Beach. The motive for this shooting is still unclear and no suspect is in custody at this time. The investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Mark McGuire and Greg Krabbe 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