• Matt Esnayra

2 Men Killed in Shooting near the Traffic Circle

Authorities said two people have died after a shooting erupted in the Traffic Circle neighborhood of Long Beach Saturday evening.


LBPD officers responded to a call regarding an assault with a deadly weapon in the 3700 block of East Esther Street around 5 p.m. When officers arrived, they found one of the victims on the front lawn of a home on Esther Street, the Post writes. While police conducted life-saving measures right away, both men were pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

  • Police did not give their names to the media, but they were identified as two Black men by officials, per KTLA.

  • A suspect remained at the scene and was cooperating with officers in the investigation.

  • Officials did not specify if the suspect would be arrested and charged with particular crimes.

  • Investigators found guns and other objects related to the incident. Police did not immediately release the details of the shooting.

  • The precise reason for the incident is still being investigated, although investigators were looking into the shooting.

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