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Long Beach Police arrested a Wilmington man under suspicion of murdering an employee at the west Long Beach bar the Crow's Nest.


Details:

Salvador Rivera, a 33-year-old resident of Wilmington, faces murder charges in the shooting death of 39-year-old James Lopez.

  • Rivera was arrested at a traffic stop in Chino and is currently being detained at the Long Beach City jail on a $2,000,000 bail.


Previously reported:

A bar worker was shot and killed after getting into a "verbal dispute" with a patron at the West Long Beach bar the Crow's Nest Sunday night, police said.


Details:

Gunfire erupted at roughly 10:15, inside the Crow's Nest located on the 1900 block of Willow Street in West Long Beach. The worker sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body and later died at a nearby hospital.


  • The suspect, who remains at large, discharged his weapon multiple times towards the victim.

  • LBPD officers provided medical aid to the wounded employee, and LBFD transported him to the hospital.

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A 28-year-old man was injured in a shooting near the Long Beach Towne Center Saturday afternoon, per multiple reports.

Few details:

According to Long Beach Police , the victim informed detectives he was shot at around 4:35 p.m. in the 7500 block of Carson Boulevard, at one of the Long Beach Town Center entrances.

  • The victim was taken to the hospital by paramedics to treat his non-life-threatening wounds to his upper torso.

  • The reason and motivation behind the shooting remained unknown.

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Four people were killed, and one injured in what Inglewood Mayor James Butts called an “ambush” shooting during a house party early Sunday morning, per the AP.

Details:

Emergency personnel was dispatched at 1:43 a.m. to a home on the 1300 block of Park Ave, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. At a press conference, Mayor Butts said multiple weapons were utilized, including an assault rifle and one handgun in what he described as the worst act of violence in Inglewood since the 1990s.

  • The house was being rented as an Airbnb at the time of the shooting, as per the LA Times.

  • Two of the fatalities were sisters celebrating a birthday; the two other deaths were adult males. One person is in critical condition and is expected to survive, per CBS 2.

  • The motive for the shooting remains unknown, but authorities are saying the suspects are gang-related, and Mayor Butts mentioned the victims were targeted.


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