On Aug. 5, 2021, at approximately 11:56 p.m., officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting in the 700 block of East Shoreline Avenue, which later resulted in the death of a male adult.
Upon arrival, officers located a male adult victim on the Riviera Point Jetty suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Officers performed life-saving measures until Long Beach Fire Department personnel arrived and determined the victim deceased at the scene.
The victim has been identified as a 43-year-old male Long Beach resident experiencing homelessness. His identity is being withheld pending notification to the next of kin.
At this time in the investigation, the circumstances regarding the shooting, motive, and suspect information are not known. The incident remains under investigation by Homicide Detectives.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact Homicide Detectives Leticia Gamboa, Donald Collier, or Michael Hutchinson at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through "LA Crime Stoppers" by calling 800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the "P3 Tips" app to your smartphone (available at the Apple app store or Google Play), or by visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org