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A Man was Murdered at An "Illegal Gaming Establishment" in West Long Beach



What Happened:

A male victim was shot and killed at, what the L.B.P.D is describing, as an "illegal gaming establishment" on the 1500 block of West Pacific Coast Highway in West Long Beach.


Details:

  • The victim was later identified as Johnny Atkins, age 49, a resident of Long Beach,

  • During the preliminary investigation it was discovered the victim was shot inside the location.

  • Police discovered "several illegal gambling machines" and the motive of the shooting is currently unknown at this time.