• Matt Esnayra

Man Killed in Drake Park After Gang-Related Shooting

One man suffered a gunshot wound Friday night in what police described as a gang-related shooting in Long Beach's Drake Park, per multiple outlets reporting.


According to investigators, the victim was with a female adult removing items from a car when a group of men moved towards them, shooting the male victim and then running away. The female victim was not injured, and the motive for the shooting remains unknown.

  • LBPD says the arriving officers found the victim "laying on a walkway leading up to a residence" on the 900 block of Loma Vist drive suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body.

  • On Dec. 13, police were notified that the male victim died from his wounds Saturday.

  • The victim has been identified as 21-year-old Miguel Reyes, a resident of Long Beach.

  • Police have only described the shooting as a gang-related crime.

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