• Matt Esnayra

Jogger shot near Long Beach's Orizaba Park

A man was wounded in a shooting while jogging near Orizaba Park in the Zaferia neighborhood of Long Beach Thursday, the LBP reports.


LBPD officers were sent to the 2700 block of Spaulding Avenue at roughly 1:30 a.m. Thursday after receiving an emergency call regarding a shooting. The victim told the arriving officers he was jogging near 14 Street and Temple Avenue when a person in an unknown car pulled in front of him, exited, and shot him. The victim then sprinted a few blocks until he encountered police.

  • Brandon Fahey, Long Beach Police Department spokesperson, told the Post the victim sustained a gunshot wound in the upper body and was transported to a nearby hospital.

  • Fahey also said officers found evidence that a shooting did occur, but the motive remains unknown.

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