• Matt Esnayra

2 men were killed in a shooting in Long Beach

Two men were fatally shot early Thursday morning on the 100 block of East Anaheim Street, officials said.


The Long Beach Police Department say they received a call at about 12:17 a.m. regarding a shooting near Pacific Avenue and Anaheim Street. The arriving officers found two men suffering from apparent gunshot wounds to their torsos. Police and fire department personnel provided “life-saving measures,” at the scene.

  • The victims were transported to a nearby hospital, where they later died from their wounds.

  • One of the victims was a 29-year-old male resident of Long Beach. His identity is withheld by police until the next of kin is notified.

  • 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.

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