• Matt Esnayra

One man shot, another arrested near Downtown Long Beach

One man was taken to a nearby hospital after being shot with what police call a "metal object" in the Willmore neighborhood of Long Beach Thursday, per multiple reports.


Long Beach Police say around 6 p.m. on Thursday, officers responded to an emergency concerning a possible shooting on the 1200 block of Chestnut Avenue.

  • The victim suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his lower body. The suspect was later identified as 58-year-old David Loya, was arrested on assault charges, and is currently being held on a $50,000 bail.

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