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LBPD investigating a homicide at Gumbiner Park

Updated: Sep 26



One man was shot and killed in Long Beach's Gumbiner Park early Friday morning; the gunman remains at large.


Details:

According to LBP, the victim was in Gumbiner Park when a man approached him and began firing. A witness, who was across the street on a balcony, said the gunman was riding a bike when he fired multiple shots towards the victim, who was with a crowd of people.

  • LBPD officers arrived at the scene at 5:30 a.m, where they found the victim suffering from gunshot wounds to his upper body; he was later pronounced dead by paramedics.

  • Friday's shooting was the second in the area since Monday, per the L.B Press-Telegram.

  • The suspect left the scene before police arrived and the investigation is ongoing.