One man injured in shooting near Downtown Long Beach, LBPD says
The Long Beach Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday afternoon in the 2000 block of Pacific Avenue in which one man was wounded.
LBPD spokesperson Richard Mejia told the Modern Times that officers were sent to the 2000 block of Pacific Avenue at 2:55 p.m. for an attack with a deadly weapon call. When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from "life-threatening injuries to the upper torso."
🚨: The Long Beach Fire Department arrived on the scene and transported the victim, who was in critical condition, to a nearby hospital.
🚨: Mejia says the victim was in an alley when a group of unknown individuals inside a white sedan approached the victim and shot him.
🚨: Police located evidence, including bullet casings and strike marks, indicating a shooting had occurred. Officers are still on the scene.
🚨: The incident is being investigated as possibly a gang-related incident.