Central L.B Shooting Leaves One Man Dead
Updated: Feb 11
What we know so far:
L.B.P.D is investigating a shooting in Central Long Beach that left one man dead while in his parked car.
According to the L.B.P.D, today at 12:30 am, officers responded to calls of gunfire in the area of East 17th Street and Gaviota Ave. When police arrived at the scene they discovered a male inside a parked car with a gunshot wound to his upper body, after some life-saving measures by L.B firefighters, the victim was determined to be dead at the scene
The victim has been identified as Austin Thai, a 22-year-old resident of Gardena.
Witnesses told investigators they saw an adult male, possibly African-American running from the scene of the shooting.
The motive of the shooting remains unknown.